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    Russian Defense Ministry Signs First Contract to Deliver Over 100 Armata Tanks

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    The Russian Defense Ministry and the Uralvagonzavod machine industry company agreed contract to deliver more than 100 T-14 Armata tanks, which were used in trials and combat operations, according to the deputy defense minister.

    KUBINKA, (Moscow Region) (Sputnik) – The Russian Defense Ministry and the Uralvagonzavod machine industry company signed the first contract to deliver more than 100 T-14 Armata tanks, the first batch of which is used in battlefield runs, the deputy defense minister said Tuesday.

    "We have a contract for the pilot batch of 100 plus machines, they are used in trials and combat operations," Yuri Borisov said at the second international military and technical forum Army-2016.

    Armata's operational engine has parameters of up to 1,800 horsepower, with the tank’s basic version equipped with a 1,500-horsepower engine. The tank is operated by a crew of three, housed in an armored capsule at the front. Its main armament includes a 125-mm smoothbore cannon and a 7.62-mm remote-control machine gun.

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