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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2000
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: KERN2-120 and T-84-120
Origin: Ukraine
Corporations: KMDB
Parent System: T-84
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1999
Total Production: ?
Family Members: BREM-84 and Oplot
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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 Yatagan, also referred to as T-84-120 or KERN2-120, is a further development of the Oplot/T-84 main battle tank featuring a 120mm NATO-compliant smoothbore main gun fed by an autoloader, which allows to keep a crew of three-man. The new tank is targeted at the export market focusing on NATO countries. The Yatagan main battle tank (MBT) was introduced in 2000 and was demonstrated in Turkey during evaluation trials by the Turkish Army. It benefits from several solutions developed during T-72-120 tank modernization program.

The Yatagan turret-mounted weapon package includes a 120mm smoothbore gun with 40 rounds of which 22 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 4,000 rounds. 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 65 kph.

Yatagan Specifications

Ammunition Load: 40
Crew: 3
Ground Clearance: 515 millimeter (20.3 inch)
Height: 2.76 meter (109 inch)
Length: 9.66 meter (380 inch)
Main Gun Caliber: 120 millimeter
Width: 3.77 meter (148 inch)
Gradient: 63 %
Side Slope: 36 %
Ditch Crossing Ability: 2.85 meter (112 inch)
Fording Depth: 5 meter (197 inch)
Max Range: 540 kilometer (336 mile)
Step Climbing Ability: 1 meter (39.4 inch)
Power: 1,200 hp (895 kW)
Ground Pressure: 0.93 kg/cm2 (91 kPa)
Cross Country Speed: 50 kph (13.9 mps)
Top Speed: 65 kph (40 mph)
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,300 liter (342 galon)
Combat Weight: 48 ton (105,820 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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