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T-80BVM  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): September 2017
Total Production: ?
Origin: Russia
Corporations: Omsktransmash
Parent System: T-80
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1984
Total Production: 5,000
Family Members: T-80U and T-80UD
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Description: The T-80 is a Main Battle Tank (MBT) designed to engage enemy armored vehicles, troops, fortifications and low-flying helicopters in day/night and all-weather conditions. It was developed on the basis of the T-64 tank. Its advanced fire control system jointly with the 125mm 2A46M smoothbore main gun ensure target kill with the first-round while the T-80 is on the move or stationary. To achieve improved survivability over preceding Soviet MBTs, the T-80 features multi-layer armor with integrated Explosive Reactive Armor (ERA) providing direct-hit and top-attack weapons protection. Low acoustic, visual, radar, and visual signatures also provide improved survivability to the T-80 MBT.

The T-80BVM is a further variant of the T-80BV main battle tank incorporating some improvements and new features introduced with the T-90MS tank. The Russian Armed Forces introduced the T-80BVM in September 2017. The upgraded tank features the Relikt Explosive Reactive Armor (ERA) and cage armor in several sections as well as rubber side skirts with built-in armor plates. The tank is powered by a GTD-1250TF gas turbine developing a power output of 1,250-hp and a top speed of 70 kilometers per hour. Besides, the T-80BVM features an auxiliary power unit (APU). The weapon system consists of a 2A46M 125mm smoothbore gun, a 12.7mm anti-aircraft cannon and a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun. The Russian Army plans could call for the upgrade of up to 3,000 gas powered T-80 tanks to the BVM standard to keep them in reserve. These tanks perform better than diesel powered tanks in extreme cold climate such as the Northern of Russia.

T-80BVM Specifications

Ammunition Load: 45
Crew: 3
Dimensions
Height: 2.22 meter (87 inch)
Length: 9.56 meter (376 inch)
Length without Gun: 7.01 meter
Main Gun Caliber: 125 millimeter
Width: 3.38 meter (133 inch)
Percent
Gradient: 60 %
Side Slope: 40 %
Performance
Ditch Crossing Ability: 2.85 meter (112 inch)
Fording Depth: 1.80 meter (71 inch)
Main Gun Max Range: 3,000 meter
Max Range: 500 kilometer (311 mile)
Step Climbing Ability: 1 meter (39.4 inch)
Power
Power: 1,250 hp (933 kW)
Speed
Top Speed: 70 kph (43 mph)
Temperature
Min Operating Temperature: -40 � Celsius
Weight
Combat Weight: 46,000 kilogram (101,411 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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T-80BVM News

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on 6 Jun 2018
Wednesday, June 6, 2018Russian Arctic Troops Getting T-80BVM Tanks

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Russia3,000

Grand Total 3,0001
Cannons & Gear
2A46Mx1
Defensive Weapons
Refleks
Protection Systems
Relikt
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