T-14: the structure of the secret Russian tank
A Russian tank that changed the world weapons
The first Russian tank
What is the platform of “Armata”
“We have a concept of the development of the machines on the platform “Armata”, consisting of 28 units of advanced weapons. — told in interview of RIA “news” the General Director of Uralvagonzavod Oleg Sienko. – They must be integrated into one platform: for air defense, heavy armored vehicles. Then there will be one kit, one set of spare parts (spare tools and accessories) to quickly change those or other components and assemblies”.
The original silhouette combined with the use of special coating greatly reduces the visibility of the thermal machine and surveillance radar spectra. Armor “Armata” is able to withstand the ingress of any existing antitank weapons.
Weapons for a new war
After the appearance of “Armata” foreign manufacturers of military equipment are seriously engaged in similar developments. According to media reports, the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and the French Nexter is preparing to create a joint venture for the production of land military equipment. Last year they said that in the near future will create a new tank which in the future will replace the French Leclerc and the German Leopard 2.
In UVZ skeptical of reports of attempts to catch up with Russian developers, because I think that was ahead of their foreign colleagues a minimum of ten years.
The German magazine Stern writes that the latest developments of Russian military-industrial complex will force the Western countries to hasten the modernization of the armies. According to the newspaper, the tank “Armata” T-14 is the first real innovation in Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The “Armata” uses the best achievements of Russian tank — the tank is very fast and maneuverable.