20th Armoured Guards Brigade Russian army has taken delivery of new T-72B3 main battle tank 1510132

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Defence & Security News - Russia

 
 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:00 AM
 
20th Armoured Guards Brigade of Russian army has taken delivery of new T-72B3 main battle tank.
One military unit of the Russian army of the Western Military District, deployed in the Nizhny Novgorod region has taken delivery of new modernized main battle tank T-72B3. The first crews have completed their training on this new version based of the Russian made main battle tank T-72.
     
One military unit of the Russian army of the Western Military District, deployed in the Nizhny Novgorod region has taken delivery of new modernized main battle tank T-72B3. The first crews have completed their training on this new version based of the Russian made main battle tank T-72.
The new T-72B3 main battle tank of Russian army. (Picture Copyright Vitaly Kuzmin)
     

In the near future new T-72B3 will be commissioned and assigned to the crews. In the first half of this year, the staff of the brigade was trained on this new main battle tank.

In total, the 20th Armoured Guards Brigade of the Russian army, located in the Nizhny Novgorod region, will receive more than 150 main battle tanks T-72B3.

The T-72B3 is equipped with the latest technology including a new fire control system and digital ballistic computer enable the crew to reduce the time of firing calculations and improve the accuracy of the 125mm gun. The T-72B3 is also fitted with a new thermal sight which provides combat capabilities during night and day in all weather conditions.

 

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