Top Ten Main Battle Tanks #9

     T-84 Oplot-M (Ukraine)

The newest and most sophisticated version of the T-84 is an upgraded version of the "T-84 Oplot" mounting more advanced armor, new electronic countermeasure systems, and others. One visible feature is the new PNK-6 panoramic tank sight.

 

Type Main battle tank
Place of origin  Ukraine
Service history
In service 2009 – present
Used by  Ukraine
 Thailand
Production history
Designer KMDB
Manufacturer Malyshev Factory
Specifications
Weight 51 tonnes
Length 7.075 m (23 ft 3 in)
Width 3.400 m (11 ft 2 in)
Height 2.800 m (9 ft 2 in)
Crew 3 (commander, gunner, driver)
Armor modular composite, ERA, APC
Main
armament
125 mm smoothbore KBA-3 cannon with 46 rounds
Secondary
armament

1 × 12.7 mm (.50) KT-12.7 anti-aircraft machine gun with 450 rounds

1 × 7.62 mm (.308) KT-7.62 Coaxial machine gun machine gun with 1250 rounds
Engine

KMDB 6TD-2E 6-cylinder diesel (1,200 hp) or

KMDB 6TD-3 6-cylinder diesel (1,500 hp)
Power/weight 24.7 hp/t (6TD-2E)
30 hp/t (6TD-3)
Transmission Automatic
Suspension Torsion bar
Ground clearance 0.50 m (1 ft 8 in)
Fuel capacity 1,140 litres (250 imp gal; 300 US gal)
Operational
range
500 km (310 mi)
Speed Road 70 km/h (43 mph)
Off-road: 45 km/h (28 mph)

 

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