Uralvagonzavod reacted to criticism of “Armata”

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Statements about the high cost of the T-14 “Armata” will not affect production plans for the plant, developed and producing a fighting machine, told TASS Director of corporate communications of the enterprise Dmitry Ex.

“Such statements did not affect the work of the shops “Uralvagonzavod”, the work is carried out in the same mode in accordance with the contracts,” said Ex.

According to him, reasoning the media about the plans of military procurement is unlikely to reduce the workload of the Corporation’s subsidiaries, as “Uralvagonzavod” produces a significant part of military equipment of land forces.

In July, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yury Borisov said that “Armata” and armored vehicle “boomerang” was, in comparison with the existing, expensive models, and cars like that it makes sense to buy only when the Russian armored vehicles will dramatically give the products a potential enemy.

Created on the platform “Armata” T-14 was first publicly shown in Moscow on 9 may 2015. The new combat vehicle for the first time in the history of world tank development got a desert tower and an isolated armored capsule for the crew. Until 2020, the Russian defense Ministry plans to buy about a hundred of “Armat”.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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