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T-55/T-62 main battle tank families upgrade package

Main improvements of tank performance are:
  • increased firepower
  • improved survivability
  • service life extension
  • significant cost-savings
Main effects achieved by upgrade procedure are:
  • transformation of morally obsolete tanks into effective combat systems addapted to modern warfare scenarios
  • low cost of upgrade i.e. favorable cost-efficiency ratio
  • significant psychological effect, resulting with boost of crew morale and overall performance
Main areas of firepower improvement are:
  • modern fire control system, providing high first round hit probability
  • replacement of commander’s station with panoramic day/night observation station
  • introduction of new APFSDS-T round into existing combat set
  • fitting the gun barrel with thermal sleeve
  • integration of PKT coaxial machine gun
  • integration of NSV anti-aircraft machine gun
  • passivization of commander’s night vision device and driver’s night vision persicope
Mobility improvements include:
  • integration of MPP-780 modular powerpack unit, with 780 HP output
  • mounting new track link with rubber pads
Protection enhancements comprise:
  • fitting the hull and turret with explosive reactive armour tiles
  • anti-HEAT protection with impregnated rubber screens
  • Halon based fire extinguishing system
  • NBC protection subsystem
  • smoke grenades dischargers mounted on either sides of the turret
  • providing the fuel tanks with anti-explosive protection kit
  • integration of mine-clearing equipment
  • introduction of laser illumination detectors into defensive suite

introduction of radar warning receivers and chaff launchers into defensive suite

Optionally, upon Customer’s request, modernized T-55 and T-62 can be fitted with battlefield management system which will introduce connectivity with higher command post and other allied units.