Crews of tank divisions of the Central Military District appreciated the improved performance of the upgraded T-72B3 tanks.
Crews tank formations and units of the Central Military District (CVO) are completing retraining for the upgraded T-72B3 tank. Classes are held at the Prospector of the Research and Production Corporation "Uralvagonzavod" (Sverdlovsk region).
Tankers point out a significant improvement in the ride quality of new combat vehicles. From 2 to 9 June, they will take part in the district stage of the tank biathlon competition, which will be held at the Chebarkul training ground.
The T-72B3 tank is equipped with a digital chassis control system that provides automated control over the operation of the power plant, transmission, and automatic shift modes. The tanks installed a new system of aiming and fire control, as well as improved video viewing devices.
“The machine has become more convenient to use, more precisely in the management and management of fire. Driver mechanics have become better able to cope with overcoming obstacles, ”said Lieutenant Arthur Orlov, commander of a tank brigade platoon.
Specialists of the armored vehicle service of the Central Military District noted that the engine power increased by 330 horsepower and reached 1130 hp.
The military personnel of the Central Military District studied the new technique in theoretical and practical classes under the supervision of designers and testers. In the driving lessons they honed the skill of overcoming the track-bridge, the ford, the anti-tank ditch and other obstacles, as well as firing from the NSVT machine gun.
The right to explore the new tanks deserved the officers and soldiers who won the qualifying competitions in tank biathlon in the units and military units of the Central Military District.
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