Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article

Ukraine, Peru test Tifon-2 tanks


A prototype of the Tifon 2 main battle tank, essentially an upgrade of the Soviet T-55, at the Morozov Machinery Design Bureau facility in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Photo: Morozov

NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT (BNS): Ukraine and Peru have begun the test-trials of Tifon-2 tanks which include obstacle testing, mobility and speed, according to a media report.

The next phase of tests will cover weapons firings.

The Morozov Machinery Design Bureau in Kharkiv, Ukraine and Casanave (DISCA) in Peru have jointly developed the Tifon-2 tanks.

According to the reports, the Tiffon-2 tanks are based on the T-55 and T-55ATM tanks.

The tanks are powered by a 1,050-hp 5TDFMA engine and have a top speed of 55 km/h. It will be armed with a 125mm KBM-1M with an automatic loader and come equipped with a computerised fire control system.

Peru intends to replace its 300 T-55 tanks with the new Tifon-2, it said.

Tags:

Tanks  Army  

Other Related News

India participates in SCO military exercise in Russia

India has participated in a multi-nation counter-terror exercise in Russia's Orenburg region that has been organised under the aegis of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2021

Brahmand World Defence Update

Image Gallery