The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) of India has approved the procurement of 464 T90MS main battle tanks (MBTs) from Russian state-owned trade corporation Joint Stock Company Rosoboronexport (part of the Russian Technologies State Corporation). The fleet will be assembled in India by Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). The Indian Army already field T90M Bhishma MBTs, as well as T72 series MBTS and locally manufacturer Arjun Mk 1/2 MBTs. T90MS is produced by JSC “Research and production corporation “UralVagonZavod”. The tracked armoured vehicle is armed with 125mm 2A46M-5 gun.

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