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    Post  Acheron on Thu 24 Dec 2015, 13:57

    Akula971 wrote:

    Thank you, I was also interested in those pipes sticking out - they dont look like antennas to me. Are they anemometers ?? If yes, then why 2 of them ??

    Really nice picture.

    The bigger "pipe" is the wind sensor
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    Not sure about the other ones.
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    Post  Akula971 on Thu 24 Dec 2015, 14:09

    Akula971 wrote:I was looking at the turret of the T90 MS and there seem to be a ton of sensors there .

    Can someone tell me what these sensors are ???

    There is no information about them on the internet -

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    Some of these are not there on the Armata either.

    Interesting stuff.
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    Post  Morpheus Eberhardt on Thu 24 Dec 2015, 14:23

    Akula971 wrote:
    Thank you, I was also interested in those pipes sticking out - they dont look like antennas to me. Are they anemometers ?? If yes, then why 2 of them ??

    Really nice picture.

    The thin rod should be an antenna. The short mast with a cylinder on the top may be the antenna for GLONASS/Navstar receiver.
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    Post  Akula971 on Thu 24 Dec 2015, 17:50

    Morpheus Eberhardt wrote:
    Akula971 wrote:
    Thank you, I was also interested in those pipes sticking out - they dont look like antennas to me. Are they anemometers ?? If yes, then why 2 of them ??

    Really nice picture.

    The thin rod should be an antenna. The short mast with a cylinder on the top may be the antenna for GLONASS/Navstar receiver.

    And what do you think about the dome shaped structure on the 'ambient sensor' rod ??
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    Post  Morpheus Eberhardt on Thu 24 Dec 2015, 21:03

    Akula971 wrote:
    Morpheus Eberhardt wrote:
    Akula971 wrote:
    Thank you, I was also interested in those pipes sticking out - they dont look like antennas to me. Are they anemometers ?? If yes, then why 2 of them ??

    Really nice picture.

    The thin rod should be an antenna. The short mast with a cylinder on the top may be the antenna for GLONASS/Navstar receiver.

    And what do you think about the dome shaped structure on the 'ambient sensor' rod ??

    The dome pointing forward in the picture is not a sensor; it is the back of the night visual identification light, maybe LED-based. I'll try to find a picture.


    Edit—Found a few:

    It's lit red in this one.
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    In this, it shows the identification mask on it (shows 01).
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    Post  Akula971 on Fri 25 Dec 2015, 08:50

    Morpheus Eberhardt wrote:
    Akula971 wrote:
    Morpheus Eberhardt wrote:
    Akula971 wrote:
    Thank you, I was also interested in those pipes sticking out - they dont look like antennas to me. Are they anemometers ?? If yes, then why 2 of them ??

    Really nice picture.

    The thin rod should be an antenna. The short mast with a cylinder on the top may be the antenna for GLONASS/Navstar receiver.

    And what do you think about the dome shaped structure on the 'ambient sensor' rod ??

    The dome pointing forward in the picture is not a sensor; it is the back of the night visual identification light, maybe LED-based. I'll try to find a picture.


    Edit—Found a few:

    It's lit red in this one.
    T-90 Main Battle Tank - Page 30 LwiBhq8


    In this, it shows the identification mask on it (shows 01).
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    Thank you and a big thanks to everyone else for the prompt responses !
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    Post  franco on Thu 14 Jan 2016, 23:24

    Interesting interaction between the Ministry of Defense and manufacturer concerning repairs of T-90A's;

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/1678919.html
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    Post  sepheronx on Fri 15 Jan 2016, 07:53

    franco wrote:Interesting interaction between the Ministry of Defense and manufacturer concerning repairs of T-90A's;

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/1678919.html
    This comes as no surprise. This is what happens when you privatize a defense company, especially the only one that makes this specific type of aystem in your country when the competition is dead.  Wish Omsk plant still produces tanks and upgrades....
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    Post  chicken on Sat 16 Jan 2016, 13:18

    http://webmshare.com/play/qDvxO

    Is this old?
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    Post  Werewolf on Sat 16 Jan 2016, 15:21

    chicken wrote:http://webmshare.com/play/qDvxO

    Is this old?

    Haven't seen it before but the footage is of worst quality there is with lot of hints to T-90A shtora.
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    Post  zepia on Mon 25 Jan 2016, 10:16

    Did T-90MS using western components other than catherine?
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    Post  Mike E on Mon 25 Jan 2016, 10:24

    Western? No.

    Most of the foreign stuff comes from Belarus (Peleng sights).
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    Post  Project Canada on Sat 06 Feb 2016, 23:39

    Question, several pages back in the Armata thread someone mentioned about T-90s problems when moving backwards which presents problems especially in urban warfare, is this issue addressed in the latest T-90 models?
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    Post  Werewolf on Sun 07 Feb 2016, 00:54

    Project Canada wrote:Question, several pages back in the Armata thread someone mentioned about T-90s problems when moving backwards which presents problems especially in urban warfare, is this issue addressed in the latest T-90 models?

    If you mean reverse shifts of only one then yes, the problem exists in T-90 (1992) aswell in T-90A (2004) fixed in T-90SM with automatic gearbox and three shifts backwards like most tanks (iirc). This is considered the biggest problem of T-90 and not just urban warfare but it is always bad to have such vital systems being not updated rapidly since mobility is the key to operational combined arms mobile forces success.
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    Post  Pinto on Wed 10 Feb 2016, 11:04

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    In the battle for Aleppo in Syria where Sunni rebel forces are in retreat is the role played by Russian T-90 tanks which is claimed to be getting better of the Saudi-supplied tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW) Weapon System.

    The TOW anti-tank missiles, made by US firm, Raytheon are understood to have been the main rebel weapons against the Syrian army's T-52 and T-72 tanks and BMP armored vehicles. Sunni militia websites have several photos and videos showing TOW missiles pulverizing the older generation Russian-supplied Syrian tanks.

    However, Russia is understood to have supplied the latest generation T-90 tanks which are equipped with reactive armor capable of holding out against the deadly explosive power of the TOW missiles, Russian media reported over the last few days.

    In addition, these tanks have sensors which can track the missile the moment it locks on to the tank and take evasive action which includes throwing a smoke screen around the tank or taking electronic counter-measures to jam the lock-on system of the missiles.

    The surprisingly agile T-90 tanks can take offensive action by turning and firing at the threat in a matter of seconds.

    Some Turkish and Syrian news outlets have reported about T-90 tanks being supplied to Damascus since November 2015. Some images have also surfaced of the T-90 tanks bearing Syrian flags in the thick of battle in Syria.

    The offensive by President Bashar al-Assad's regime is understood to have turned the tide against rebels in the north particularly around Aleppo, Syria's largest city, which has been partly controlled by Sauci-backed Sunni rebels since 2012.

    http://www.defenseworld.net/news/15289/Are_Russian_T_90_Tanks_Outsmarting_US_Made_TOWs_#.VrsKw2165_m
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    Post  Book. on Thu 18 Feb 2016, 10:05

    short_fuze wrote:A video showing successful active defense against an ATGM. The protection activates at about 6 seconds in.


    T90 shtora jam the 2x tow
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    Post  Austin on Tue 23 Feb 2016, 18:59

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    Post  KoTeMoRe on Tue 23 Feb 2016, 19:10

    Pinto wrote:
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    In the battle for Aleppo in Syria where Sunni rebel forces are in retreat is the role played by Russian T-90 tanks which is claimed to be getting better of the Saudi-supplied tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW) Weapon System.

    The TOW anti-tank missiles, made by US firm, Raytheon are understood to have been the main rebel weapons against the Syrian army's T-52 and T-72 tanks and BMP armored vehicles. Sunni militia websites have several photos and videos showing TOW missiles pulverizing the older generation Russian-supplied Syrian tanks.

    However, Russia is understood to have supplied the latest generation T-90 tanks which are equipped with reactive armor capable of holding out against the deadly explosive power of the TOW missiles, Russian media reported over the last few days.

    In addition, these tanks have sensors which can track the missile the moment it locks on to the tank and take evasive action which includes throwing a smoke screen around the tank or taking electronic counter-measures to jam the lock-on system of the missiles.

    The surprisingly agile T-90 tanks can take offensive action by turning and firing at the threat in a matter of seconds.

    Some Turkish and Syrian news outlets have reported about T-90 tanks being supplied to Damascus since November 2015. Some images have also surfaced of the T-90 tanks bearing Syrian flags in the thick of battle in Syria.

    The offensive by President Bashar al-Assad's regime is understood to have turned the tide against rebels in the north particularly around Aleppo, Syria's largest city, which has been partly controlled by Sauci-backed Sunni rebels since 2012.

    http://www.defenseworld.net/news/15289/Are_Russian_T_90_Tanks_Outsmarting_US_Made_TOWs_#.VrsKw2165_m

    Saudi Supplied what? Haha there have been more than a few Tubes with USMC TrackId on them, hell there have been Norwegian TOW tubes employed. Hahah.
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    Post  AK-Rex on Fri 26 Feb 2016, 10:15

    Militant TOW Missile Hits T-90 Tank ??

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    Post  KoTeMoRe on Fri 26 Feb 2016, 10:24

    AK-Rex wrote:Militant TOW Missile Hits T-90 Tank ??


    Yep hit the Gunner position from about 1200/1500m. The Gunner escaped, no aftermath, no cooking. Allegedly not the first time the T90 recieves ATGM love.

    Once again Syrian tankers have big issues with their tools. The Gunner should have seen the ATGM and movement on thermal and it was well within range.

    There's 5 seconds between launch and impact.

    Tow max velocity= 240m/s. Well within fire enveloppe and in front of the tank. Also Shtora was off. Tank looks OK.
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    Post  Book. on Fri 26 Feb 2016, 12:28

    AK-Rex wrote:Militant TOW Missile Hits T-90 Tank ??


    Good video. K5 do the job!

    crew why panic? dunno
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    Post  chicken on Fri 26 Feb 2016, 13:14

    Book. wrote:
    AK-Rex wrote:Militant TOW Missile Hits T-90 Tank ??
    Good video. K5 do the job!

    crew why panic? dunno

    Probably the open gunner's hatch during the explosion gave him a concussion.
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    Post  Bankoletti on Sat 27 Feb 2016, 02:22

    AK-Rex wrote:Militant TOW Missile Hits T-90 Tank ??


    Looks like the Shtora was offline. No pressure discharge (smoke) through the cannon barrel - therefore no armor penetration. Second layer of protection did its job.

    Keeping the hatch open and consequently Shtora offline negates one of the most important advantages of T-90 over T-72. Not a wise thing to do with ATGM equipped enemy less than several km away.
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    Post  KoTeMoRe on Sat 27 Feb 2016, 02:49

    Bankoletti wrote:
    AK-Rex wrote:Militant TOW Missile Hits T-90 Tank ??


    Looks like the Shtora was offline. No pressure discharge (smoke) through the cannon barrel - therefore no armor penetration. Second layer of protection did its job.

    Keeping the hatch open and consequently Shtora offline negates one of the most important advantages of T-90 over T-72. Not a wise thing to do with ATGM equipped enemy less than several km away.

    Banko I know you from MP.net, but you should go post a line or two at the introduction thread. Welcome at RD.net btw.
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    Post  GarryB on Sat 27 Feb 2016, 06:44

    I know that ARENA is disabled when a hatch is open... not sure about Shtora though...

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