Soviet/Russian T-72/T-90 Series

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Object 167

(Object 167 Official Photo)
(Object 167 Field Trials)
(Object 167 Drawings)

Object 167T

Year: 1963
Gun: 115mm Gun (40 rounds)
Coaxial:
7.62mm SGMT (2,500 rounds)
Stabilizer: “Meteor”
Weight: 36.7 tons
Length (Gun Forward): 9,339 mm
Length (Hull Only): 6.07 meters
Width: 3.3 meters
Height: 2,395 mm
Crew: 4
Engine: GTD-3T Gas Turbine (700 hp)
Highway Speed: 64 km/h
Highway Range: 211 kilometers
(Object 167T at Kubinka?)

Object 167TU

Engine: GTD-3TU

Object 172M (T-72)

Gun: 39 rounds
Stabilizer:
2E28
Weight: 41 metric tons
Engine: V-46 Diesel (780 hp)
Maximum Highway Speed: 65 km/h
Highway Range: 500 kilometers

Object 172M1 (T-72M1)

Production: 1975-1979
Notes: Modernization of T-72M.

Object 174 (T-72A) “Dolly Parton”

Production: 1979-1985
Gun: 44 rounds
Stabilizer:
2E28M
Weight: 41.5 metric tons
Engine: V-46-6 Diesel (780 hp)
Maximum Highway Speed: 60.5 km/h
Highway Range: 460 kilometers

Object 184 (T-72B)

Weight: 44.5 metric tons
Engine: V-84-1 Diesel (840 hp)
Maximum Highway Speed: 65 km/h
Highway Range: 500 kilometers

Object 174M (T-72B1)

Gun: 46 rounds + 4 ATGM
Engine
: V-84 Diesel (840 hp)

Object 187 (T-72BM)

Gun: 45 rounds + 4 ATGM
Fire Control:
A40
Active Protection
: Kontakt 5 Heavy ERA
Weight: 44.5 metric tons
Engine: V-84-1 Diesel (840 hp)
Maximum Highway Speed: 65 km/h
Highway Range: 500 kilometers

Object 188 (T-90)

Development: Begun in 1985 under T-72BU (Т-72БУ) designation.
Adoption: 1993
Production: November 1992-Present?
Crew: 3
Length (Gun Forward): 9,530mm
Length (Hull): 6,860mm
Width (With Skirts): 3,780mm
Height (Without 12.7mm MG): 2,260mm
Ground Clearance: 470mm
Weight (Empty): 44.5 metric tons
Weight (Combat): 46.5 metric tons
Power/Weight Ratio: 18.06 hp/tonne
Ground Pressure: 0.91 kg/cm2
Maximum Road Speed: 60 km/h
Maximum Road Range: 550 kilometers
Fording (Prepared): 5 meters
Fording (Unprepared): 1.8 meters
Tallest Vertical Obstacle Cleared Safely: 850mm
Widest Trench Cleared Safely: 2.8 meters
Gun: 125mm 2A46M-1 (D-81TM) Smoothbore with 43 rounds (22 in carousel)
Commander's MG: 12.7mm MG with 300 rounds
Coaxial MG: 7.62mm with 2,000 rounds
Fire Control: 1A45T
Active Protection: Shtora-1
Engine: V-84MS Diesel (840 hp)
Fuel Capacity: 1,200 liters
Notes: Was re-designated T-90 to distinguish it from the T-72 series after the poor showing of Iraqi T-72s in the 1991 Gulf War.

T-90S / Т-90С

Notes: Export version of T-90.

Object 188M (T-90M)

Gun: 125mm 2A82 Smoothbore
ERA: Relikt
Notes: Has a newly designed turret which is bigger than the older one, without weakened aspects in the frontal coverage; new radios, navigation system, etc.