MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The supply of modernized T-72B3 and T-72B3M tanks continues to the tank units of the Ground Forces. As part of the fulfillment of the state defense order, the manufacturer transfers a batch of combat vehicles to the Russian Ministry of Defense.
The T-72B3M received a new engine with a capacity of 1130 horsepower. In addition, the tank has significantly increased protection. It was equipped with lattice screens that protect against cumulative ammunition, and a new generation modular ERA.
The modernization also affected the fighting compartment of the tank. The turret has a 125-mm gun with improved ballistics and shot resource, a digital ballistic computer and a panoramic sight installed at the vehicle commander’s workplace. Equipping the tank with these systems allows the crew to quickly detect and destroy targets.
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