Report: Egypt Signs Contract for 500 Russian T-90MS Tanks

(Israel Defense) Egypt's government has signed an agreement to produce 500 Russian T-90MS tanks, Russian media reported on June 27. Russian defense industry sources said Russian tank maker Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) will build a facility to assemble the tanks under license, with many of the parts to be imported from Russia. The T-90MS, the latest version of the T-90 main battle tank, has powerful weaponry, an advanced fire control system, and explosive reactive armor. The Egyptian military has over 1,000 M1 Abrams tanks in its armored divisions.

2020-06-30 00:00:00

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