Poroshenko: New batch of T-80 tanks to be sent to front line in Donbas (Video)

13:45, 20 May 2017
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Ukraine's state-run Ukroboronprom Concern has prepared another batch of T-80 tanks for the highly mobile landing troops of Ukraine, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

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"Another batch of T-80 tanks will be sent for the highly mobile landing troops of Ukraine to the front line! We keep working to strengthen our defense potential," the president wrote on Facebook.

Read alsoUkraine - Turkey: prospects of defense cooperationThe posted video shows a tank with a 125 mm caliber cannon, a maximum speed of 70 kilometers per hour, and a combat weight of 44.5 tonnes.

UNIAN memo. Ukraine's state-run Ukroboronprom Concern was established in 2010 to ensure the effective operation and management of state-run economic entities involved in the development, manufacture, sale, repair, modernization and disposal of weapons, military and special equipment, and ammunition. The companies also participate in military and technical cooperation. The concern comprises over a hundred enterprises of Ukraine's military industrial complex.

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