Russia's T-14 Armata main battle tank makes its public premiere at Russian Arms Expo 2015 20909151

 
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RAE 2015 Russian Arms Expo
Official Online Show Daily News and Official Web TV
International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment

9 - 12 September 2015
Nizhny Tagil, Russia
 
RAE Russian Arms Expo 2015
 
 
Russia's T-14 Armata main battle tank makes its public premiere at Russian Arms Expo 2015
After have been officially unveiled during Russia's 9 May Victory Day Parade in Moscow, the T-14 Armata main battle tank undoubtedly represented a new era in the conception of MBTs, being the first truly new tank design created in Russia since the famous T-72. Along with the brand new T-15 and 2S35, the T-14 Armata is officially showed for the first time in an exhibition at Russian Arms Expo.
     
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The T-14 Armata was unveiled for the first time to the public during the military parade in Moscow for the Victory Day, May 9, 2015. The Russia Defense Ministry said the field testing of the new MBT Armata was expected to start in 2014. The first deliveries of the tank to the Russian Armed Forces are scheduled for 2015. A total of 2,300 MBTs are expected to be supplied by 2020.

The T-14 Armata is equipped with an unmanned turret and all the crew is located at the front of the hull. The new unmanned remote turret of T-14 would be equipped with new generation of 125mm 2A82-1M smoothbore gun with an automatic loader and 32 rounds ready to use. The main gun can fire also new laser-guided missile with a range from 7 to 12 km. The T-14 Armata carries a total of 45 rounds.

The T-14 is divided into three compartments, the hull with three crew members at the front, the unmanned remote controlled turret weapons station in the middle and the powerpack at the rear. There is three hatches at the front of the hull, with the driver position in the left, gunner in the middle and tank commander at the right. The three-man crew consisting of driver mechanic, gunner and commander are seated in a special armoured capsule, separated by an armoured bulkhead from the automatic loader and turret with externally mounted main armament. The crew compartment will be also isolated from the motor compartment to increase survivability on the battlefield.
     
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Russian T-14 is motorized with a gas-turbine engine developing 1,500 hp coupled to an 8-speed automatic transmission.There is information that the Armata would also have electric transmission to reduce weight of the vehicle and increase the use of add-on armour.

Standard equipment of T-14 includes probably day and night vision equipment, NBC system, front mounted dozer blade, fire detection and suppression system and a battle management system as modern Russian-made main battle tanks. The new Armata also have latest generation of active protection defensive aids suite.

The T-14 Armata is equipped with the Active Protection System (APS) Afghanit which seems similar to the Israeli Trophy able to intercept and destroy incoming missiles and rockets.The system is designed to work against all types of anti-tank missiles and rockets, including handheld weapons such as rocket propelled grenades.
 

 

 

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