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Russian T-90 Main Battle Tank

Most recent Russian tank, also produced in India

Russian T-90S Tank

The T-90 Main Battle Tank came into service in 1992. It is an update of the T-72 tank. The T-90 is fitted with an updated version of the same 125mm 2A46 gun as its predecessor. As such it is capable of firing Russian 125mm DU rounds such as the 3VBM-13 APFSDS and the 3BK-17 HEAT-FS.

A range of non-DU APFSDS and HEAT rounds are also available for Russian 125mm guns, as well as Fragmentation High Explosive rounds and guided missiles.

There are thought to be 365 T-90s in service in Russia. The T-90 is produced by Uralvagonzavod in Nizhny Tagil, Russia.

The T-90 is also produced in India. It is shipped to India in kit form and assembled there. It has also been exported to other countries. However, ICBUW is not aware of any evidence that DU ammunition has been exported to any of these countries.