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Vietnam confirms order of Russian T-90 tanks
« on: July 25, 2017, 06:24:59 AM »
IHS Jane's 360 - 24 July 2017
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Vietnam has ordered 64 T-90S/SK main battle tanks (MBTs) from Russia, state-run news agencies in Hanoi confirmed on 21 July.

The reports, which cited comments from Russian defence officials who were speaking at a press conference at the MAKS-2017 aerospace exhibition in Moscow, said that the acquisition will be funded by credit provided by Moscow.

Jane’s first reported in early July that Russian tank manufacturer UralVagonZavod revealed in its annual report that it had secured an order from Vietnam for the T-90S/SK MBTs. The T-90S is the basic export model, while the 'K' postfix is a reference to command versions.

The value of the T-90 deal was not disclosed but is thought to be about USD250 million. The investment represents the first major order of new MBTs that the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) has secured for many years. Investment over the past decade and more has been firmly focused on modernising the Vietnamese navy and air force.

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Re: Vietnam confirms order of Russian T-90 tanks
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2017, 01:26:19 AM »
Russia begins delivering T-90S/SK tanks to Vietnam, says report | IHS Jane's 360 - 07 November 2017
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The announcement comes after Vietnamese and Russian media outlets reported earlier this year that Hanoi had ordered 64 T-90S/SK MBTs from Russia. The reports said at the time that the acquisition would be funded by credit provided by Moscow.

In July Russian tank manufacturer UralVagonZavod announced in its annual report that it had secured an order from Vietnam for the tanks. The T-90S is the basic export model, while the ‘K’ postfix is a reference to command versions.

The value of the T-90 deal has not been disclosed but is thought to be about USD250 million. The investment represents the first major order of new MBTs that the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) has secured for many years. Investment over the past decade and more has been firmly focused on modernising the Vietnamese navy and air force.