Head of GABTU Shestakov: the completion of tests of the T-14 tank is scheduled for 2022
The completion of state tests of the Russian T-14 “Armata” tank is planned for 2022. This was announced by the acting head of the Main Armored Directorate (GABTU) of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General Alexander Shestakov. The words of the military are quoted by the newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda.
“Every year at the Army forum, samples of the T-14 tank, the T-15 infantry fighting vehicle and the T-16 armored recovery vehicle, which are created within the framework of project “Armata”. This year, he went, as they say, to the home stretch. The completion of its state tests is scheduled for 2022, “Shestakov said.
The head of the GABTU also noted that modern armored personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles are universal models of equipment. He stressed that modern combat vehicles should not only transport servicemen, but also fight low-flying air targets and heavy enemy equipment.
According to Shestakov, modern armored vehicles are equipped with uninhabited combat modules. This allows you to solve the main tasks of combat vehicles.
Previously, 19FortyFive wrote about the tank, which is considered the predecessor of the “Armata”. The publication noted that the tank “Object 195” could become one of the best combat vehicles in the world. The tank was built according to a carriage layout with an uninhabited tower.
In October, the military-industrial complex reported that the state tests of the “Armata” are planned to be completed in 2022. The source noted that the test results confirm that the tank meets the requirements.