Thursday, February 23, 2017

Combat vehicle of 21st century

February 23, 2017 (UNIAN) Ukrainian Oplot MBT in action Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during his visit to Kharkiv has inspected the performance of the Ukrainian-made Oplot main battle tank. The prime minister uploaded on his Facebook page a video showing Oplot maneuvering. The Ukrainian Oplot main battle tank is a combat vehicle of the 21st century. It can cleverly hide its position by digging itself into the ground or creating an effective smoke screen. The tank can overcome two-meter-deep fords. With additional load, it is able to dive five meters deep. Read also Ukrainian MBTs for Thailand The MBT is combat-capable at temperatures ranging from minus 40 degrees centigrade to 55 degrees. Oplot engages targets at a distance of up to five kilometers, both day and night, in all weather conditions. Latest armor system protects the tank from modern shaped-charge projectiles.
Ukrainian-made Oplot tank in action