, Russia Completes Delivery of T-90S/SK Tanks to Vietnam
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Russia Completes Delivery of T-90S/SK Tanks to Vietnam

Russia Completes Delivery of T-90S/SK Tanks to Vietnam March 31, 2019

Russia confirmed that delivery of 64 T-90S/SK main battle tanks to Vietnam is completed. Vietnam People's Army (VPA) ordered the tanks in 2016, and was said to have been delivered in accordance to the original schedule to replace Chinese-made Type 59 and several Soviet T-54 tanks. The first batch of tanks arrived on December 2018, and the second bath on February 2019. The T-90S and SK variants are equipped with the Kontakt-5 explosive reactive armour, and a turret mounted missile countermeasures system. The SK variant is a Command version of the T-90S.

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