T-90 ("Vladimir"; IND. Bhishma) is a modern Russian main battle tank. Created in the late 1980 's and early 1990 's as the modernization of the t-72, t-72BU, index However, in 1992, was adopted already under the symbol t-90. Small-scale production of the tank was started in the same year, all in the year 2008, the Russian army was supplied 493 t-90. Also in 2009, it is planned to put another 63 tanks.