Russia has already received a preliminary application for the export of the tank on the platform “Armata”, which was tested in the Syrian Arab Republic. This was announced by the Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov in the program “actors with Naila Asker-zade”.

  • RIA Novosti

“Tank “Armata” — is a fighting machine, which has no analogues in the world… It’s expensive because the cycle of additional tests, modernization, because the Ministry of defence has ordered additional solutions in order to achieve mass production next year in the framework of the contract that was signed,” — said the Minister. His words leads RIA Novosti.

He noted that deliveries abroad will be possible only after the start of serial deliveries to the troops and getting a passport export image.

Manturov also answered the question about testing the tank in Syria.

“Yes, that’s right, they were in Syria… is, firstly, significantly affects to consider all the nuances in combat. In Syria, as you know, that’s the kind of test, so we took into account all the nuances to the final form, which will be shipped to Syria, all these moments were recorded”, — he explained.

In February of promising Russian tank T-14 on the platform “Armata” has entered the final stage of testing.