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India to boost licensed production of Russian T-90S tanks, says federal agency

India is one of the largest operators of the T-90S

LUCKNOW /India/, February 5. /TASS/. India’s military industrial sector will increase licensed production of Russian T-90S main battle tanks, Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov said at the DefExpo 2020 international defense exhibition in India’s Lucknow on Wednesday.

"Last year a contract was signed to increase licensed production (of T-90S tanks) by December 2028. It is suggested that over 460 tanks will be produced," he said.

India is one of the largest operators of T-90S tanks. According to the data provided by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) it its Military Balance 2019 report, the Indian Army has more than 1,025 T-90S tanks in its inventory.