Contents tagged with Oplot tanks

  • Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense refuses to accept Oplot tanks because of Russian components

    This year, Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense did not enter into a contract to manufacture Oplot tanks, repots Radio Svoboda.

    The publication learned that the reason for this is the Russian parts in the tank. Currently, they have not been replaced by Ukrainian or foreign analogues.

    “This decision was motivated by the information sent to us by state owned Ukroboronprom that it was unwilling to conclude a state contract because it had to carry out work to import substitutions for certain components …

  • Ukraine completes delivery of Oplot tanks to Thailand

    The Ukroboronprom State Concern recently announced completion of the contract for supplying Oplot-T tanks to Thailand.

    According to a statement on the website of the company, the last batch of tanks was tested in the presence of the customer and will soon be sent to Thailand. Work on the manufacture of tanks was carried out by the Malyshev Plant.

    The contract with Thailand was signed in 2011 and is worth over $240 million. In accordance with the export requirements, Ukraine was commissioned …

  • Media: Ukraine to export its newest Oplot tank to U.S.

    As reported by the publication Oboronno-Promishleniy Kurier (Defense Industry courier), which reports on the affairs of the Ukrainian defense industry, the Malyshev Plant in Kharkiv is exporting one Oplot tank to the USA. According to the publication, the tank will be delivered through a state-owned Ukroboronprom.

    The publication’s source said the tank is delivered with future prospects in view. According to him, the Americans are interested in studying Ukrainian technology and are considering …

  • Pakistan to buy large consignment of Ukrainian tanks

    Pakistan may order a large consignment of Ukrainian-produced Oplot tanks, reports Pakistani military-analytic society Defence Pakistan on Twitter.

    According to an announcement by the national industrial portal, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Ukraine Athar Abbas said that Pakistan intends to purchase roughly 100 Oplot tanks.

    The agreement regarding the purchase of the Ukrainian Oplot military tank is now in the final stage of testing and evaluation. If it is signed, Pakistan will buy more than a …

  • The fifth batch of Ukrainian Oplot tanks was delivered to Thailand

    Ukraine has provided the fifth batch of new Oplot-T battle tanks  consisting of five machines built at the Malyshev Factory as part of the $240 million contract signed in 2011.

    The fifth shipment of Oplots arrived from Ukraine by sea at the Sattahip naval base, according to Interfax-Ukraine. According to the agency, the shipment of armored vehicles was shipped to the Thai customer in March. The next shipment, the sixth is planned for June. The contract is due to be completed by autumn 2017. …

  • Ukraine postponed the delivery of Oplot tanks to Thailand

    Ukraine should deliver 49 Oplot tanks to Thailand under a contract worth $200 million signed in 2011. However, as agreed by both parties, the schedule for delivering the entire batch was pushed back to autumn of 2017, the press service of Ukrspetsexport state enterprise reports.

    "This decision was made due to the hostilities in the east of Ukraine," the statement reads. It was also reported that next week at Malyshev plant the transfer of a new batch of Oplot tanks under the contract with …