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A batch of over 20 Russian Armata tanks are currently undergoing producer trials and will be sent to the country’s armed forces this or next year. The advanced armor platform may have a variant armed with a 152mm cannon.
Armata is the newest armor product from Uralvagonzavod (UVZ), the leading Russian tank producer. It was first revealed to the public in May 2015, during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. UVZ has built a trial batch of Armata tanks, which are currently undergoing trials, the company’s deputy director Vyacheslav Khalitov told Russian News Service radio.
“This batch has more than 20 vehicles. The trial of the prototypes will help us eliminate possible drawbacks,” he said.“Then we will send them to the armed forces to see how they prove themselves in different climatic conditions. That will be in 2016-17.”
Armata is a tracked armor platform, which can be used to…
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