The T-90 is a Russian third-generation main battle tank that is essentially a modernization of the T-72B, incorporating many features of the T-80U (it was originally to be called the T-72BU, later renamed to T-90). It is currently the most modern tank in service with the Russian Ground Forces and Naval Infantry.
|Type||Main battle tank|
|Place of origin||Russia|
|In service||1991 – present|
|Unit cost||$2.77 – 4.25 million USD in 2011 (varies by source)|
|Weight||47.5 tonnes (46.7 long tons; 52.4 short tons)|
|Length||9.63 m (31 ft 7 in)|
|Width||3.78 m (12 ft 5 in)|
|Height||2.22 m (7 ft 3 in)|
Steel-composite-reactive blendvs APFSDS: 800mm, with Kontakt-5 = 800-830mm; vs HEAT: 1000mm with Kontakt-5 = 1,150–1,350mm
|125 mm smoothbore gun with ATGM capability; mainly 9M119 Svir|
|12.7mm Kord Heavy machine gun, 7.62mm PKMT|
Model 84 V-84 12-cyl. diesel
18.1 hp/tonne (13.5 kW/tonne) for V-84 12-cyl. diesel engine
|550–700 km (340–430 mi) (depending on type of engine)|
|Speed||60–65 km/h (37–40 mph) (depending on type of engine)|
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