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AAD 2016: Algeria receives more T-90s

14th September 2016 - 08:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

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Algeria has taken delivery of another batch of T-90 tanks under a contract between Russian and Algeria.

The latest batch of 67 units handed over in July, shipped by sea to the Algerian port of Oran. 

The existence of the contract dated 2014, was publicly acknowledged in February 2015. It covers 200 T-90SAs, with the first deliveries made in December 2015. 

Despite the initial hints that the tanks should be assembled locally in Algeria from Russian-supplied kits, so far Algeria has only received complete tanks, made by Uralvagonzavod in Russia. It is expected that the contract will be completed in

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Alexander Mladenov

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Krassimir Grozev

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Krassimir is a journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria

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