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 Ukroboronprom ready to upgrade 300 T-72 tanks to NATO standards

State concern Ukroboronprom is ready to upgrade about 300 T-72 tanks, currently in the army reserve, up to NATO standards.

This was stated by Ukroboronprom Deputy Director General for the production Yurii Pashchenko, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the concern.

According to him, today, when the Ukrainian military need fast and high-quality re-arming, the equipment modernized by international standards will help to further strengthen the Ukrainian army.

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"The T-72 is not in service with the Ukrainian Army. Ukraine has almost 300 of these tanks. We offered the Ministry of Defense to upgrade them to PT-91 tanks, which are in service in Poland, basically up to NATO standards," Pashchenko said.

He also noted that the Polish side has already provided the Ukrainian military an opportunity to test such equipment at their ranges. These machines exhibit particularly high rates in terms of fire at night.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n328997