Northern Fleet Marine Formation Receives T-80BV Tanks
(Source: Russian Ministry of Defence; issued Sept 10, 2019)
In accordance with the plan for the re-equipment of units of the Coastal Troops with modern models of military hardware, the Primorsky marine formation of the Pacific Fleet received the T-80BV tanks.

Tanks were transported to Vladivostok by rail, removed from the platforms and delivered to boxes to the place of permanent deployment.

The crews of military vehicles have already undergone appropriate theoretical and practical training at the training centre and will soon begin to test new equipment in the training ground.

In 2018, T-80BV tank division appeared as part of the marine formation deployed in Kamchatka. During the operation period, these machines took part in a number of exercises, conducted several live firing and showed their high efficiency.


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