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Will the Russians use armata T-15 tanks in real combat?

The continued military operations cost Russia many armored vehicles and also various types of battle tanks.

In this regard, will the Russians deploy their advanced tanks such as the T-14 tank and also the T-15 Tank?

We are talking about the T-15 tank which according to some Sources says The tank is currently beginning to be supplied to the Russian military. What are the advantages of the Russian T-15 tank?

The T-15 tank will be the modern IFV of the future of the Russian military that will be side by side with the tire wheel panser 8X8 VPK-7829 Boomerang IFV.

Russian media TASS reported that, the Russian Ministry of Defense had signed a contract for the production of Uralvagonzavod tanks for the procurement of 100 T-14 Armata main battle tanks and 32 T-15 tanks in 2018.

The development of the T-15 tank itself began to be carried out in 2011, with the first prototype appearing in 2013. Its existence was only disclosed to the public in 2015.

The T-15 tank shares the same platform and many components as the T-14 MBT. Only the position of the engine was moved forward so that the rear compartment could become a space for the armed forces.

The T-15 tank is powered by a 1500 HP multi-fuel diesel engine combined with a hydro-mechanical automatic transmission.

This T-15 tank weighs about 48 tons and is able to run at a maximum speed of 65 to 70 km per hour. Meanwhile, the operational range reaches 550 km.

The T-15 tank was operated by a three-person crew. It consists of the commander, gunner, and driver. Meanwhile, the armed forces that can be transported are about 6 to 9 people.

Reportedly, the level of vehicle protection is much more potent than the T-14 tanks that the Russian military has. The T-15 tank offers a level of protection up to STANAG 4569 Level 5.

The T-15 tanks wore robes made from composite, steel, and ceramic mixture materials that were light but strong. In addition, the T-15 tank is also equipped with additional explosive Malakhit reactive protection as well as an Afganit active protection system.

The system used by the T-15 tank was an unmanned turret with a canon of 30 mm, a coaxial 7.62 mm machine gun, and four Kornet-M antitank missile launchers.

In 2018, at the Army 2018 exhibition in Moscow, Russia took place the T-15 with a new system. It carries an unmanned turret with a 57 mm caliber canon, a 7.62 mm machine gun, and two Ataka-T guided antitank missiles.

The first dozen pre-production T-15s were delivered to the Russian army for trial in 2015.

However, this T-15 heavyweight tank is intended for specialist teams only. This is related to the presence of a new chain-wheeled IFV ranpur weighing 25 tons of Kurganets-25 in the same year.

Kurganets-25 will be used as a multipurpose chain wheel ranpur platform both as an APC, IFV, and other versions as a replacement for the ranpur BMP-2 and ranpur gaek MT-LB families.

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