Russia upgrading Armenian battle tanks

Armenia and Russia have launched a large-scale project of modernization of the T-72 main battle tanks under Armenia’s possession, Izvestia reports.

The tanks will be upgraded to T-72B4 sports class, which the teams used during the Tank Biathlon.

The modernization has already started, Spokesman for the Armenian Ministry of Defense Artsrun Hovhannisyan confirmed to Izvestia. He did not specify the number of the military vehicles to be modernized and the terms.

The agency reports, quoting its sources, that dozens of tanks are going to be upgraded, the main modernization works will take place in Armenia, which will help cut the costs.


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