The Russian army will receive 2300 tanks on the basis of peneplatform "Armata". This was told on Monday, September 14, on radio "Echo Of Moscow" Director General of research and production Corporation "Uralvagonzavod" Oleg Sienko.
According to Sienko, the state armaments program involves the supply of the army 2300 units "Armata" by 2020, but it's likely that it will be adjusted on terms. "Volumes will probably remain, but the period will shift by 2025," said he. Sienko also said that the company by order of the Ministry of defense is developing a technique for working in Arctic conditions: tractors and weapons, capable of operating at extremely low temperatures.
On the issue of cost "Armata" CEO "Uralvagonzavod" answered that with mass production the price will not RUB 500 million, and almost two times less. "It all depends on how we will prepare technologically their production", — he stressed. The rumors about the high cost, he explained that any of the products in a single instance has the "cosmic price".
"Armata" SPC "Uralvagonzavod", was first presented to the public during the rehearsal of the Victory Parade in April 2015. "When we were preparing for the parade products, we immediately fell by almost almost twice. So the question here is the technological refinement of the production," said Sienko.
Main battle tank T-14 on the platform "Armata" is a fundamentally new tactical and technical characteristics, equipped with a new automatic ammunition feed, 125-mm cannon and a remotely operated unmanned tower. War machine will save the lives of the crew even if the detonation of shells.
SPC "Uralvagonzavod" is engaged in the development and production of military equipment, freight cars, road-building and municipal machines. 100 percent of the shares of the Corporation owned by the state. The Corporation takes the 52nd place in the ranking of the largest defense companies in the world Defense News Top 100.
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