Friday, 24 February 2017

Combat vehicle of 21st century": Ukrainian Oplot MBT in action

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during his visit to Kharkiv has inspected the performance of the Ukrainian-made Oplot main battle tank.
The prime minister uploaded on his Facebook page a video showing Oplot maneuvering. The Ukrainian Oplot main battle tank is a combat vehicle of the 21st century. It can cleverly hide its position by digging itself into the ground or creating an effective smoke screen.

The tank can overcome two-meter-deep fords. With additional load, it is able to dive five meters deep. Read also Ukrainian MBTs for Thailand The MBT is combat-capable at temperatures ranging from minus 40 degrees centigrade to 55 degrees. Oplot engages targets at a distance of up to five kilometers, both day and night, in all weather conditions. Latest armor system protects the tank from modern shaped-charge projectiles.


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