Ukraine and Pakistan sign $600 million contract to overhaul and modernize tanks

Ukraine and Pakistan sign $600 million contract to overhaul and modernize tanks

Ukraine and Pakistan have signed a $600 million contract to maintain and modernize Pakistan’s tanks. The work will be carried out by the Ukrainian enterprises.

The tanks at stake are almost certainly the 320 T-80UD operated by the Pakistani Armed Forces, as Ukraine develops the engine and transmission components for the 6TD engines used by the T-80UD.

During the meeting, the Ukrainian defense minister and the Pakistani deputy Chief of the General Staff also considered possible joint tank and anti-tank missile systems production.

The contract was signed on the sidelines of the IDEAS-2016, defense exhibition in Karachi.

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