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Oplot  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1999
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: BM Oplot, Oplot-M, T-84 and T-84-U
Origin: Ukraine
Corporations: KMDB
Parent System: T-84
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1999
Total Production: ?
Family Members: BREM-84 and Yatagan
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Description: The T-84 is a derivative of T-80UD diesel-powered main battle tank developed by Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (KMDB) for the Ukrainian Army and export customers. The T-84 features a new all-welded turret, improved explosive reactive armor (ERA), thermal imaging sight, digital fire-control system, a more powerful 1200-hp diesel engine, auxiliary power unit (APU), advanced countermeasures system, automatic muzzle reference system, and navigation aids. The first prototype was unveiled in 1994 and achieved initial operational capability with the Ukrainian Army in 1999. The T-84 main battle tank underwent evaluation trials in Greece in 1998, Turkey in 2000 and Malaysia in 2000.

The basic T-84, also known as Oplot within Ukraine since 2000, is divided into three compartments: front compartment for the driver, middle fighting module for the commander and gunner, and rear compartment homing the 1,200-hp 6TD-2 multi-fuel, liquid-cooled 6-cylinder diesel powerplant. The new ERA provides improved protection against both chemical energy and kinetic energy projectile attacks over the frontal section. Besides, the tank features enlarged side skirts to give additional protection for the hull sides and running gear components against attacks by short-range anti-tank missiles.

The turret-mounted weapon package includes a 125mm KBA-3 main gun with 40 rounds of which 28 in the autoloader, one 12.7mm KT-12.7 anti-aircraft machine gun with 450 rounds, and a 7.62mm KT-7.62 coaxial machine gun with 1,250 rounds. The T-84 can be fitted with air conditioning and projectile muzzle velocity sensor as optional equipment. The 6TD-2 two-stroke, multi-fuel, liquid-cooled 6-cylinder diesel engine, fuel injected engine develops 1,200-hp at 2,600 rpm allowing a maximum speed on-road of 70 kph.

Oplot Specifications

Ammunition Load: 40
Crew: 3
Dimensions
Ground Clearance: 515 millimeter (20.3 inch)
Height: 2.76 meter (109 inch)
Length: 9.66 meter (380 inch)
Main Gun Caliber: 125 millimeter
Width: 3.77 meter (148 inch)
Percent
Gradient: 63 %
Side Slope: 36 %
Performance
Ditch Crossing Ability: 2.85 meter (112 inch)
Fording Depth: 5 meter (197 inch)
Max Range: 450 kilometer (280 mile)
Step Climbing Ability: 1 meter (39.4 inch)
Power
Power: 1,200 hp (895 kW)
Pressure
Ground Pressure: 0.93 kg/cm2 (91 kPa)
Speed
Cross Country Speed: 50 kph (13.9 mps)
Top Speed: 70 kph (43 mph)
Volume
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,200 liter (316 galon)
Weight
Combat Weight: 48 ton (105,820 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Oplot News

There are 2 news between
5 Feb 2014 and 6 Apr 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017Thailand Orders 10 Additional VT-4 Main Battle Tanks
Wednesday, February 5, 2014Thailand Takes Delivery of its First Five Oplot-M Main Battle Tanks

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Thailand49
Oplot-M (49) ordered in 2011
YearHoldings
201620
Dec 201515
Feb 20145

Grand Total 492
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