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Russia delivers first T-90s to Vietnam

15th November 2017 - 09:57 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


The first deliveries of the T-90S/SK MBTs for the Vietnamese army have already been made it was revealed on 7 November by Mikhail Petikhov, Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service of Military-Technical Cooperation, the country’s arms export control body.

However, Petukhov declined to reveal other details on the deal, such as the start and end date of the deliveries.

He added only that there are further talks being carried out at present with Vietnam on the sale of new surface-to-air (SAM) systems and the upgrade of the country’s existing SAM inventory. Vietnam has already expressed interest in purchasing

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

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

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Krassimir Grozev


Krassimir Grozev

Krassimir is a journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria

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