Modernised T-72B3 – Image from the net
11th September 2017 - 08:09 GMT | by The Shephard News Team
The Western MD tank formation of the Russian armed forces has received modernised T-72B3 tanks, the Russian Ministry of Defence announced on 7 September.
The combat vehicles are equipped with more powerful 1,130hp engines, enhanced weapon system, and a new sighting system with a digital display and rear-view camera.
The tank has also been reinforced with side skirt Relikt armour elements, mounted slat armour as well as new reactive armour systems in a soft case.