MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Specialists of the repair unit of the combined arms army of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Amur region, have begun to restore the T-34 tank that took part in the Great Patriotic War.
At the initiative of the commander of the formation, Major General Alexander Sanchik, the tank was removed from the pedestal in a motorized rifle formation and handed over to repairmen for restoration, restoration of the engine and running characteristics.
From the first day, the technicians began to work in an enhanced mode. Most of the unusable spare parts will be replaced with original ones or their equivalents. Some of the spare parts will be manufactured anew, according to the existing drawings. Military specialists have extensive experience in restoring Soviet-era military equipment, which allows them to quickly find analogues of parts and carry out other work with the legendary vehicle.
The restored T-34-85 tank has a heroic past. Produced at the factory number 183 “Imeni Kominterna” (Nizhny Tagil) in February 1945, he fought as part of the 2nd Separate Tank Brigade 3rd Belorussian Front… Participated in the liberation of East Prussia. The historical note indicates that the tank fought under the command of the Hero of the Soviet Union, Lieutenant Ivan Martynovich Ladushkin.
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