India to Deploy Massive Tank Army Along Border With Pakistan

The Indian Army is set to deploy over 460 new T-90SM main battle tanks (MBTs) along India’s border with Pakistan, senior Indian defense officials told IHS Jane’s Defense Weekly on January 19. The new T-90SM MBT (other designations T-90AM or T-90MS) is the latest and most modern version of the T-90 (which in turn is a … Read more India to Deploy Massive Tank Army Along Border With Pakistan

Army tests sending tanks through the Channel Tunnel in case of Russian crisis in Eastern Europe

THE British Army has sent a TANK through the Channel Tunnel for the first time – to practise getting armoured vehicles to Eastern Europe quickly in case of a crisis with Russia. The military exercise saw five armoured vehicles transported to France on train wagons in the early hours of Wednesday. A Challenger tank and matching recovery vehicle, … Read more Army tests sending tanks through the Channel Tunnel in case of Russian crisis in Eastern Europe

India’s Future Main Battle Tank Will Come Without Life-Saving ‘Active Armour’

India’s future main battle tank, the T-90MS ‘Tagil’, which will be license manufactured in Avadi in Chennai, will not be equipped with new-generation active armour systems that destroy incoming missiles and shells before they can hit the tank. Active armour systems have saved the lives of dozens of tank crew deployed in Israeli combat operations … Read more India’s Future Main Battle Tank Will Come Without Life-Saving ‘Active Armour’

Russia ‘preparing bring to up to 3,000 Soviet-era T-80 tanks back into service’

Russia is reportedly preparing to upgrade its Soviet-era T-80 battle tanks in order to bring them back into service. Up to 3,000 of the tanks, which entered service in 1976, will be updated to bring their combat power closer to the current T-90 model. “At present, the preparative works to start the modernisation of the … Read more Russia ‘preparing bring to up to 3,000 Soviet-era T-80 tanks back into service’

Indian Army to soon have Russian T-90 tanks with ‘Make in India’ element as Tensions between India and Pakistan Escalate

The Indian Army plans to buy 464 advanced T-90 battle tanks from Russia for deployment on its western borders with Pakistan. The Rs 13,448-crore contract will include a Make-in-India element for integration at the Heavy Vehicles Factory in Avadi near Chennai. The 10 new regiments of T-90MS tanks, equipped with thermal imaging night sights to … Read more Indian Army to soon have Russian T-90 tanks with ‘Make in India’ element as Tensions between India and Pakistan Escalate