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Motorized Infantry Brigade in Russia's Kemerovo Region Gets 15 T-72B3 Tanks

Sputnik News

08:05 16.03.2015(updated 08:56 16.03.2015)

A motorized infantry brigade in Russia's Kemerovo Region received 15 modernized T-72B3 tanks.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – 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.


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