ABU DHABI, 21 Feb – RIA Novosti. Six foreign countries want to buy the newest Russian T-14 Armata tank, they are considering it as the main battle tank for their Armed Forces, the general director of Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheev told reporters on Sunday during the IDEX-2021 international arms exhibition.
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“A number of countries consider the Armata tank as a main battle tank. About six countries are interested in Armata. They are already operating our tanks and are happy to consult with us. They are showing interest. It is not about applications, it is about showing the platform in the form in which it will surpass the existing T-80 and T-90 is the task, “he said, answering a question from a journalist.
The T-14 is the world's only third post-war generation tank. The Armata tank is designed to conduct combat in direct contact with the enemy, support the offensive of motorized rifle subunits, and destroy enemy manpower located in shelters and in open areas.
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