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The Deadline for the T-90S is set at 2028

The Deadline for the T-90S is set at 2028 4 February, 2020

The licensed production process of the T-90S platforms, developed as a variant of the T-90 main battle tank, has been extended. Russia and India signed a deal extending the licensed manufacturing of T-90S Bhishma (local name) tanks until 2028. "In 2019, a deal was signed with India to extend the licensed manufacturing of T-90S tanks until 2028, and as we know, the Defence Acquisition Council approved the production of 464 tanks of this type," Denis Manturov, the Russian minister of industry and trade, said. "Besides, India has been invited to receive or participate in joint production of advanced equipment — BTR-82A, BMP-3, Sprut-SDM1 self-propelled tank destroyer," Manturov added. The T-90S is an enhanced version of the Russian-made T-90 Main Battle Tank designed to meet the operational requirements of countries in Asia, namely India and Vietnam.

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