Uralvagonzavod presents new special vehicles at IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi

25 February 2015 (13:50)

February 25, 2015. Uralvagonzavod Scientific & Production Corporation and DG Oleg Sienko are taking part in IDEX 2015, an international exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the corporation’s press service says.

‘In addition to Nizhniy Tagil’s Uralvagonzavod representatives, employees of Omsktransmash, Uraltransmash, ChTZ Uraltrac, Burevestnik, and Plant 9 were among the delegates at the exhibition. The corporation’s 185-meter stand features a life-size sample of its upgraded tank T90C, with special options for the Arab countries. For the first time, the tank is stationed inside a pavilion, which means all the participants of and visitors to the exhibition can have an opportunity to look at everything the vehicle has to offer in a no-hassle, close-up way,’ the press service says.

Director-General Oleg Sienko told reporters T90MC had a big future on the Middle East’s weaponry market. He explained the armored vehicle had been tested successfully in one of the countries in the area. ‘The tank proved very efficient in dust storm conditions,’ he said.

‘The United Arab Emirates and other potential customers from the area are now looking into our vehicles’ characteristics. I am positive the tank has great potential and will be popular with the Middle Eastern countries’ armed forces,’ Sienko said.

Apart from the tank, visitors to the exhibition also saw the unmanned combat unit with a 57-mm gun that was designed by Burevestnik mounted on an 8x8 chassis unit designed by Emirates Defence Technology. This weapon can be used to attack both terrestrial and airborne targets and can be mounted on upgraded and newly developed vehicles.

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