According to Avia.pro.net,India is trying to acquire T-14 Armata tanks from Russia. Recently Russia’s latest T-14 Armata tank got export certification, that means now it can be exported to any friendly country.and we all know that india is looking for new MBT and armored platform to replace its old soviet origin T-72 and BMP-2 platforms. And there are many speculation that india is going to buy T-14 Armata tanks because indian troops are using Russian tanks for a long time, and in FRCV project indian army is showing much intrest in Armata platform.
According to some report india in preparing to buy at least 500+ T-14 Armata tanks from Russia,it was first reported min 2020 but there was some issue regarding the export clearnace,but now its clear for export and the deal was expected to be completed in 2021.We al know that india is one of the largest buyer of russian weapons,and mainly the armed core was completely Russian platform.
Currently T-14 Armata tank is one of the best modern MBT in the world,and it can even withstand a direct hit from any kind of UAV strike, which is the latest and most dangerous threat for MBT.but Armata tanks provide a superiors protection along with unmatched firepower, which is Russia’s ans for US origin Abraham tanks.and now india is also looking for a better MBT which can be operated in higher altitude and extream cold weather condition .in that segment T-14 can be operated in -50 degree Temp which is -10 degree less than our requirement.