Malaysia shows interest in Russian tanks T-90S
T-90S Malaysia shows interest in acquiring a Russian tanks T-90S, today announced Victor Komardin, deputy director of the Russian corpo...
Malaysia shows interest in acquiring a Russian tanks T-90S, today announced Victor Komardin, deputy director of the Russian corporation Rosoboronexport.
"This is several tens of tanks," said Komardin, who represents the fair Rosoboronexport Defence Services Asia (DSA-2012) which opened on Monday in Kuala Lumpur.
He recalled that the Malaysian Army to Poland earlier bought 46 tanks PT-91 Twardy that "are, in fact, another modernized version of Soviet T-72 model." He questioned the quality of that amendment, stating that Malaysian officials "are given full consideration" that the T-90S is far superior in performance to Twardy.
The mode T-90S has a new fire control system, better chassis and enhanced protection.
Komardin also expressed hope that Russia Malaysia amount Buk anti-aircraft missile systems in 2015-2020. The country could spend up to one billion dollars in the purchase of new weapons for national air defense system that, today, is integrated into the Army Air and basically comprises aircraft, he said.