The new upgrade package T-55M8A2 Typhoon to modernize old Russian T-55 main battle tank 1505156

 
 
SITDEF 2015
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International Defence Technology Exhibition &
Prevention of Natural Disasters
14 -17 May 2015, Lima, Peru
 
T-55M8A2 Typhoon at SITDEF 2015
 
 
The new upgrade package T-55M8A2 Typhoon to modernize old Russian T-55 main battle tank.
At SITDEF 2015, the Peruvian Defense Company Disenos Casanave proposes an upgraded package to modernize the Russian-made T-55 main battle tank in service with the Peruvian Army since many years.
     
At SITDEF 20156, the Peruvian Defense Company Disenos Casanave proposes an upgraded package to modernize the Russian-made T-55 main battle tank in service with the Peruvian Army since many years. T-55M8A2 Typhoon scale model at IDEF 2015 International Defense Exhibition in Lima, Peru.
     
The upgraded T-55 is designated T-55M8A2 Typhoon. This upgrade package makes it possible to enhance the main characteristics of the T-55 almost up to the level of up-to-date tanks.

The new T-55M8A2 Typhoon is is armed with 125mm calibre main. The tank is also fitted with an automatic loader for the main armament which is added at the rear of the standard turret. Second armament includes a remotely weapon station armed with 12.7mm anti-aircraft machine gun that can be can be aimed and fired from within the turret under complete armour protection.

The T-55M8A2 is motorized with a 5TDFMA engine, two-stroke liquid-cooled multi-fuel diesel with boxing pistons, and with supercharging. This MBT can run at a maximum road speed of 75 km/h.

To increase the protection of the old T-55, the new T-55M8A2 uses new additional passive protection and explosive reactive armour.

Standard equipment of the T-55M8A2 includes optronic, new automatic fire control system, countermeasures system and new fire suppression system.
     
At SITDEF 20156, the Peruvian Defense Company Disenos Casanave proposes an upgraded package to modernize the Russian-made T-55 main battle tank in service with the Peruvian Army since many years.
 

 

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