Contents tagged with T-90 tanks

  • Pakistan intends to purchase Russian T-90 tanks

    The Defense Minister of Pakistan, Khurram Dastgir Khan, stated that Pakistani authorities are interested in conducting a long-term purchase agreement with Russia for T-90 tanks, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reports.

    “This will not be a one-time purchase, but a long-term agreement,” said Khurram Dastgir Khan.

    According to Pakistan officials stated that Islamabad intends to increase military-technical cooperation with Moscow and is studying various Russian weapon systems for new purchases, …

  • Russia sends first batch of T-90 tanks to Iraq

    The first batch of Russian T-90 tanks and armored transports has already been sent to Iraq. This was announced by Hakim al-Zamili, head of Iraq’s parliamentary defense committee, as reported by RIA Novosti.

    According to al-Zamili, a batch of nine tanks is en route and will soon arrive in Iraq. They were dispatched from Russia on February 15. He added that the shipment of tanks will lead to “a strategic change in Iraq’s military infrastructure” since Iraq will have modern equipment which it can …

  • Islamists in Syria captured third new Russian T-90 tank

    Islamist militants in Syria have already captured the third, newest Russian T-90 tank, as  reported by a group of investigators, the Conflict Intelligence Team, via its Facebook page.

    "The propagandists of the so-called 'Islamic state' published a photograph of the T-90 captured from pro-Assad forces, to whom it had been sent from Russia. The researchers reported that the militants took advantage of a sandstorm near Mayadin, southeast of Deir ez-Zor, to capture the tank during a counterattack. …

  • Putin and Iraq's Vice President discussed the delivery of T-90 tanks

    During a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki, the delivery of T-90 tanks to Iraq was discussed, as reported by RIA Novosti on Tuesday, July 25th, citing the Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Dmitry Shugayev.

    In addition, Shugayev said that during al-Maliki’s visit, the parties also discussed the current implementation of military and technical cooperative agreement, and outlined approaches to resolving …

  • Russia and Iraq negotiate major contract on supply of T-90 tanks

    Vladimir Kozhin, the presidential aide for military-technical cooperation, told the Izvestia newspaper that Russia and Iraq have negotiated a contract on the supply of Russian T-90 tanks.

    The deliveries were reported earlier in 2017 by UralVagonZavod, a tank manufacturing, research, and production corporation. According to the company, the first batch consists of 73 tanks.

    "[It is] a decent contract for a large quantity; I can not name the specific amount, [but] the number [of tanks] is large, …