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Russia reverses tank mothballing

6th December 2016 - 10:42 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


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The Russian MoD has announced plans to refurbish and upgrade its T-80BV MBT inventory in a reversal of a decision taken three years ago.

In 2013, the Russian MoD said it would withdraw the T-80s from active service, replacing it with the upgraded T-72B3 tank. By that time only about ...

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