Details of the planned production of T-90 tanks in Egypt
According to the Algerian resource www.menadefense.net, a licensed assembly of Russian T-90S/SK tanks in Egypt is to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2019, when machine sets by Scientific Production Corporation Uralvagonzavod are launched. reached with the Russian side, Egypt must receive and assemble 400 T-90S / SC tanks, of which 200 will be delivered in the form of conventional machine packs (SKD), and 200 more in the form of SKD kits providing for the welding and assembly of certain elements (hulls and towers). gram build tanks in Egypt, designed for 2019-2026 years, the rate of 50 tanks per year.
On the bmpd side, recall that in the annual report of NPK Uralvagonzavod for 2016, the list of priority areas of military-technical cooperation was "work on a project to create an enterprise for the licensed assembly of T-90S/SK tanks from the customer" 818 "(Egypt)" .
Under an agreement with the US, since 1992, Egyptian tank plant No. 200 in Helwan has been licensed for the Egyptian army of American M1A1 Abrams tanks from vehicle kits that are supplied by the US to US military assistance. The plant itself was built in accordance with the 1984 agreement with General Dynamics Corporation worth $ 150 million, fully funded also in the US military aid to Egypt. In total, since 1992 and up to the present time, the United States has financed the delivery to Egypt of 1,105 M1A1 tank sets (the first 75 SKD levels, the rest of the CKD level of varying degrees of containment), in addition to the 25 tanks delivered in 1992. Earlier, Egypt's plans envisaged the release of 1,300-1,500 M1A1 tanks, but at present the prospects for continuing the assembly of these tanks at the plant number 200 do not look quite definite, but, apparently, will continue.