Business News, 16/06/2017

Thailand Receives the Fifth Batch of Kharkiv Tanks

The fifth consignment of five new Oplot-T battle tanks produced at Kharkiv Malyshev Plant was delivered to Thailand on June 15.  

The delivery of tanks to the Sattahip naval base in Thailand was carried out by sea. The fifth batch was shipped to the customer in March. The next shipment is scheduled for June 2017.

The previous batch of five Oplot-T battle tanks was delivered to the Thai customer in November 2016. The $240 million agreement signed in 2011 specified the Malyshev Plant had to ship 49 tanks to Thailand by fall 2017. As of now, 25 out of named amount are delivered.  

Text: Anastasia Mitrofanova

Picture: SQ