Russian Army GETS A NEW GENERATION Tenko "ARMATA"
Russia's largest manufacturer of tanks - Uralvagonzavod from Njižnjeg Tagil - produce by 2013. first new-generation tanks Armata and do their testing.
From 2015. will begin its serial production, and by 2020. The Armed Forces will deliver RF 2300 these new tanks.
This is the briefing by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin RF, in charge of national defense industry, promised CEO Oleg Uralvagonzavoda shadows.
Rogozin is Njižnjem Tagil visited a military exhibition "The defense and protection" and specifically held to "stand" Uralvagonzavoda. Not without reason.
The longest toured the fighting machine for fire support "Terminator" and the "guestbook" on Twitter and wrote:
Rogozin, who said that Russia will not produce another's military hardware, but will continue to develop its domestic weapons.
"Terminator" is my first love. This is a great machine with amazing capabilities. It is designed for fighting in urban conditions. For me she left the strongest impression on the show. In the West, there is no such. So I decided to personally follow the potential buyers who are interested in the Terminator ".
He advised the management Njižnjeg Tagil to your town into a center of military exhibitions in Russia because it has all the conditions to organize festivals of land armaments, but also military planes and helicopters. According to him, Njižnji Tagil has every chance for those interested in becoming a weapon world's most famous brand. "
Agency of the Ministry of Defence "Krasnaa Star" reported recently that in Russia, projects a "unified platform heavy" code-named "Armata" that will replace the technically complex and uneconomical project "Object-195" also known as a tank T-95.
Uralvagonzavod company that is one hundred percent owned by the state produces tanks, large freight wagons, poluvagone, barges, containers and tanks.
Armata armor upgrades
March 1, 2012
As previously reported, yesterday afternoon, the Presidential Plenipotentiary in the Urals Eugene Kuyvashev a working visit at the head office of the corporation "Uralvagonzavod".
There he visited the shop assembly of tanks. In brief tour envoy was accompanied by Director General of Uralvagonzavod Oleg Sienko.
Eugene looked Kuyvashev entire process chain assembly of military vehicles.
Up to the armor upgraded T-90, praised the panorama inside the tank and to compare descended the tower upgraded machine. Drew attention to the advantages of the improved model.
- On-site commander - said Eugene Kuyvashev at the briefing - very comfortable, like a modern car, compared with non-upgraded tank is a big difference. It's nice that today a fundamentally new approach not only to combat characteristics of machines, but also to the conditions for the crew. It was interesting to see how going to one of the world's best Tagil tank. And what UralVagonZavod today stands firmly on his feet happy.
The shop E.Kuyvashev O.Sienko and also talked to the leader of the youth organization of the workshop Tatiana Burnashovoy. It is in the delegation of the Ural workers went to a rally in Moscow.
- Well done - praised the workers Uralvagonzavod Eugene Kuyvashev - well, that is not shy about his beliefs. I watch closely the economic and political situation in the region. The new movement, "In Defense of the working man" is taking place. I am glad that enterprising people who work in factories, fighting for their rights, not only at the level of the plant, but in the city and in the country. This means that society has matured, people have matured. And it's not the voice of the politicians, and normal human being, human labor.
In 2011 arms exhibition in Nizhny Tagil visited Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
After which it was decided to separate the development of UVZ 100 billion rubles. More than 60 billion will be allocated by the government of the Russian Federation, in particular the Ministry of Industry Program defense, the remaining amount - own funds of the corporation.
(To use the information and photo press service UVZ)
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Future Russian Main Battle Tank (Armata) To Have Remotely Controlled Gun
Russia’s future main battle tank (MBT) will be equipped with a remotely controlled gun, the Izvestia newspaper said on Monday citing a defense industry source.
The gun will be digitally controlled by a crewmember located in a separate compartment, which would be made from composite materials and protected by multi-layered armor. The crew compartment will be also isolated from the motor compartment to increase survivability on the battlefield.
The secret project, dubbed Armata, has been approved by the Russian Defense Ministry. It is being implemented by the tank manufacturer Uralvagonzavod in Russia’s Urals region.
Work from other projects, including Object 195 and Black Eagle, will be incorporated in Armata's design.
The prototype of Armata MBT is expected to be ready by 2013. The first deliveries to the Russian Armed Forces are scheduled for 2015.