Russia Optimistic to Build Factory to Repair Tanks Which Destroyed in the War in Ukraine

Russia Optimistic to Build Factory to Repair Tanks Which Destroyed in the War in Ukraine
Russia Optimistic to Build Factory to Repair Tanks Which Destroyed in the War in Ukraine

Moscow - Russia did not immediately lose when it was reported that its tank was destroyed. In this regard, two new armored factories appeared at the Russian Ministry of Defense. Although only a possibility, this has already been reported by Ukrinform, referring to the Russian media. If this is true, then the company will probably be established in the Moscow and Rostov regions of the Russian Federation.

Quoted from Bulgarian Military, the plant is defined by the Russian Ministry of Defense as "repair of weapons and armored equipment, automotive equipment for defense purposes".

The 71st factory for repair of armored cars will appear in Ramensky, Moscow region. Meanwhile the 72nd factory appeared in the city of Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, Rostov region, near the border with Ukraine. It is planned that 365 jobs will be created in the first factory, and 227 in the second factory.

As is well known, the war between Russia and Ukraine involved mostly damaged equipment. The equipment was transported by the Russian military to the territory of their country for further repair. After all, the Russian repair brigade was not able to carry out the restoration of quality aggregates of damaged tanks in real field conditions.

At the same time, Russia is unable to carry out the repair and maintenance of their qualified equipment in the occupied territory of Ukraine.

Russian tank seen destroyed in the war in Ukraine

As reported on July 6, 2022, Russian repair factories refuse to repair military heavy armored vehicles returned from the war in Ukraine. This includes most tanks and armored vehicles for infantry.

The reason was that most of the equipment was returned with burned bodies and repairs were impossible. This is stated in the report of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

Quoted from Newsweek, Russia has lost 2,000 tanks since the war broke out. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine published on its Facebook page Ukraine's estimate of the total losses Russia has faced since the invasion began on February 24, 2022. The British Ministry of Defense said in May that Russia lost a large number of tanks in the conflict.

Not only that, Moscow is also reported to have removed the 50-year-old T-62 tank from "deep storage" to be deployed for use by the Southern Grouping of Forces. (SGF). The ministry said such a vehicle might be "highly vulnerable" to anti-tank weapons.

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