Russia and Iraq have reached a deal to deliver “a large batch” of Russian-made T-90 battle tanks to the Iraqi military, the Russian Izvestiya newspaper reported citing the Kremlin official.
According to Vladimir Kozhin, an aide to the Russian president on military-technical cooperation, Moscow will sell a large number of T-90 battle tank to Baghdad in order to strengthen the Iraqi Armed Forces. However, Kozhin didn’t disclose the price of the deal.
Earlier reports appeared that the Russian tank manufacturer, Uralvagonzavod, will deliver 73 T-90S and T-90SK battle tanks to Iraq in 2017.
The T-90S is an export version of the T-90 main battle tank. The T-90SK is an export version meant for a unit commander.