In Tel Aviv, with concern information about Cairo's planned large-scale modernization of its tank troops. Israeli generals did not like the prospect of the Egyptians having 500 Russian T-90MS tanks, Israel Defense writes.
Egypt wants to buy T-90MS tanks from Russia. Sources from the Israeli Ministry of Defense claim that if this is a real deal, it is a very alarming signal for Tel Aviv
- informs edition.
The publication notes that the Ministry of Defense and Military Industry of Egypt has signed a contract with JSC F. U. Dzerzhinsky Uralvagonzavod Scientific Industrial Corporation (UVZ, part of Rostec State Corporation) on the assembly of 500 licensed T-90MS tanks. According to the information received from sources in the Russian military-industrial complex, UVZ will build a plant for the assembly of military vehicles in Egypt. At the same time, there will be no complete localization of production in Egypt.
We remind you that recently the Minister of Transport of Egypt, Major General Kamel al-Wazir сообщил on Facebook that his country has concluded an agreement with the Russians on the organization of the production of 400-500 T-90MS tanks in Egyptian territory.