Military equipment on the platform “Armani” will begin to enter the troops in the next, 2022 year, government tests are currently underway. This was announced by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a conference call at the Ministry of Defense.
According to the head of the military department, at 2022 year, the armed forces will receive an experimental industrial batch of tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and recovery vehicles on the platform “Armani”. All equipment is currently undergoing state testing..
AT 2022 year, it is planned to supply the troops of an experimental-industrial batch of T-14 tanks, T-15 infantry fighting vehicles and T-16 armored recovery vehicles
Earlier on the start of deliveries of T-14 tanks “Armani” at 2022 the CEO said – chief designer of the Ural Transport Engineering Design Bureau (UKBTM, part of the Uralvagonzavod) Andrey Terlikov. According to him, next year there will be serial deliveries of equipment on the platform “Armani”, and 2021 year, the troops will receive an installation batch of T-14 tanks.
Terlikov also announced UVZ's intention to reduce the cost of the T-14 tank during its serial production., real cost of T-14 “Armani” will be determined for the third year of serial production.
Earlier, some media outlets with reference to the Ministry of Defense reported, that the military department signed a contract for the supply of two battalions of T-14 tanks and a battalion of BMP T-15, there is no exact information regarding the T-16 ARRV, at the beginning 2020 of the year it was said about four cars in the first batch.