Daily Archives: July 7, 2017

Russian ‘Terminator 2’ Combat Vehicle to Get New Guns

The BMPT-72, an advanced Russian tank support combat vehicle, is due to be equipped with new guns and combat modules, according to Alexander Potapov, director general of Russia’s Uralvagonzavod research and production corporation.

Russia’s Komemrsant daily quoted Alexander Potapov, director general of  Uralvagonzavod (UVZ), a Russian research and production corporation, as saying that his company had begun modernizing an advanced tank support combat vehicle called the BMPT-72. The new war machine has been nicknamed “Terminator 2.”

Currently, there are two versions of the vehicle based on the T-72 battle tank chassis — “the Terminator 1” and “the Terminator 2”. They’re both earmarked for export and haven’t been purchased by the Russian Defense Ministry.

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It seems the Terminator 2 is being tested in Syria…….

BMPT-72 Terminator 2: Details

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PLAAF received 2nd batch of Su-35S

Posted on 3 July 2017 in Air

China has received the second batch of the 24 Su-35S ‘Flanker-E’ fighters it ordered from Russia.

The four Su-35S fighters in the PLAAF livery, accompanied by a Russian Il-76TD jet transport, flew from Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KnAAPO) to China on Wednesday 28 June. After a short fuel stop at an air base in central China, these fighters continued to fly to their operating base in southern China.

Original post sinodefence.com

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Second batch of 10 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 to be delivered to China in 2017

China confirms it has received Su-35 fighter jets but noted that it might be the last combat plane China would import

Sukhoi Su-35: Details