The fifth batch of Ukrainian Oplot tanks was delivered to Thailand
Ukraine has provided the fifth batch of new Oplot-T battle tanks (MBT) consisting of five machines built at the GP Plant, Malyshev (Kharkov) as part of the $240 million contract signed in 2011.
The fifth shipment of Oplots arrived from Ukraine by sea at the Sattahip naval base, according to Interfax-Ukraine. According to the agency, the shipment of armored vehicles was shipped to the Thai customer in March. The next shipment, the sixth is planned for June. The contract is due to be completed by autumn 2017.
The Oplot was adopted by the Armed Forces in May 2009. In 2011, a contract …read more