Krasniy Octyabr Iron and Steel Works has started producing special steel to manufacture billets for the T-90 tank gun barrels.
The customer – the Works No. 9 – will receive the billets in H1 2020.
The billets under the governmental defense order will be produced in the special furnace.
The weight of one billet is some 3 tons, and the furnace can produce steel for 3 billets at a time.
Krasniy Octyabr will also be producing billets for the Armata military platform. The manufacture will start in early 2020. (Ukrainian metal)