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Ukraine overhauls five T-84 MBTs

8th July 2016 - 10:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

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Ukraine’s Kharkiv-based Malishev Plant will overhaul and partially upgrade the five remaining T-84 MBTs in the Ukrainian Land Forces inventory. 

The contract value has not been disclosed and its existence was revealed in late June 2016 as part of a land forces modernisation package.

Then on 5 July the first images of T-84 tanks handed over for overhaul at the Malishev Plant were released by the company.  

The partial upgrade will probably include replacement of the T-84’s obsolete Nozh dynamic protection system with the new-generation Duplet, which has been proven on the BM Oplot MBTs currently in production

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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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