Algeria to buy 300 unit of Russian made BMPT-72 Terminator-2 Tank Support Combat Vehicle (TSCV)

Algeria to buy 300 unit of Russian made BMPT-72 Terminator-2 Tank Support Combat Vehicle (TSCV)

In a bid to modernized its military force, The Algerian Army is undertaking a radical acquisition spree. In recent time, they (the Algerian Military) has bought modern Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets and T-9O main battle tanks (MBT) and now they are looking to add the BMPT-72 Terminator-2 Tank Support Combat Vehicle (TSCV) to its already formidable inventory. According to an online media Menasdefense who reported on September 9, tha Algerian Military is looking to buy about 300 Units from Russia, a deal signed in 2016 with delivery to begin in 2017 up-to 2018.

The BMPT-72 Terminator-2 Tank Support Combat Vehicle (TSCV) A.K.A meat-grinder is vehicle that supports Main Battle Tanks in urban area to defend it’s flanks and engage hostile enemy ground troops and armored vehicles. It is armed with four Anti-Tank Guided missile (ATGM) and a dual 20 mm heavy machine gun which are mounted on a T-72 tank chassis.

The  Algerian Army would most likely pair the Terminator-2 with it new T-90 main battle tank it just acquired from Russia recently.

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