The Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design
Bureau (KMDB) has developed a modernization package for T-54, T-55, T-62 tanks which are in service with many countries.
This package is offered for series production by
the State Enterprise Malyshev Plant.The purpose of this package
consists in ensuring a prolongation of the service life of these tanks
by 15-20 years with simultaneous increase of their combat efficiency
by 2-3 times.
The package envisages application of technical
solutions on the basis of up-to-date technologies based on use of
Ukrainian-madeтcomponents and - at Customer’s request -
components produced by otherтcountries.
is developed with taking into account the necessity of ensuring the
optimum combat efficiency-to-cost ratio of T-54, T-55, T-62 tanks in comparison
with new up-to-date tanks, which makes it possible to increase the
combat potential of the tank fleet consisting of these vehicles up to
the modern level at lower cost.
The modernization package includes two versions:
Modernized T54, T55, T59, T62 tanks