A batch of modernized T-72B3M tanks entered service with the Guards Vitebsk-Novgorod twice Red Banner tank division of the Central Military District. This was announced by the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, stated in the press service of the Central Military District.
according to the report, the division received 10 upgraded T-72B3M tanks with improved combat characteristics. Received cars are being trained, after which they will be involved in the control check of the division for 2020 year.
(…) entered service with the guards tank division of the Central Military District 10 T-72B3M tanks with improved combat characteristics. The new technology will increase the combat capabilities of the connection due to improved maneuverability and armor protection of the crew. This combat vehicle is equipped with a new engine, a complex of built-in passive and active protection, as well as communication system “Aqueduct”, multi-channel sight “Pine-in” with thermal imager
– It said in a statement.
As previously reported, T-72B3M tank received a B-92S2F engine with 1130 HP. and automatic transmission, dynamic protection is installed on the turret and hull of the tank “Relict”, more reliable track links were installed.
Guards Vitebsk-Novgorod twice Red Banner tank division of the Central Military District formed 1 December 2016 of the year. It includes 3 armored, motorized rifle and self-propelled artillery regiments, anti-aircraft missile division, reconnaissance and engineer battalion, units and subunits of combat, logistics and technical support.