A motorized infantry brigade in Russia’s Kemerovo Region has received 15 modernized T-72B3 tanks, official representative of the Central Military District Col. Yaroslav Roschupkin announced.
The T-72B3 tank is a modernized version of T-72. It has an improved fire control system and new-generation communications equipment.
According to Roschupkin, the delivery was carried out in line with Russia’s state defense order.
In September, speaking at a meeting on Russia’s arms procurement program for 2016-2025, Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the need for the development of purely defensive high-precision weaponry in the country.