Russian armoured units in Chechnya are now equipped with the new main battle tank T-72BM 2301123

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Defense News - Russia

 
 
Monday, January 23, 2012, 06:14 PM
 
Russian armoured units in Chechnya are now equipped with the new main battle tank T-72BM.
The Russian armed forces will replace the outdated T-72B1 main battle tanks by new modernized tank T-72BM for the troops deployed in Chechnya. This is a rearmament program fo the Southern Military District which started last year.
     
The Russian armed forces will replace the outdated T-72B1 main battle tanks by new modernized tank T-72BM for the troops deployed in Chechnya. This is a rearmament program fo the Southern Military District which started last year.
Russian T-72B1 main battle tank
     

The new main battle tank T-72BM is deployed now to all armoured units in the Chechen Republic.

Laste year, Russian motorized units stationed in the Republic of Nort Ossetia, Dagestan region and military base in Abkazia were rearmed with the latest generation of Russian man battle tanks T-90, infantry fighting vehicle BMP-3 and wheeled armoured vehicle personnel carrier BTR-82A.

The main battle tank T-72BM is a modification of the T-72B1. This new version of tank is equipped with second generation of armour protection, computerised fire control and can fired new anti-tank missile. Currently, personnel of tanks units are trained on this new tank
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Russian T-72BM main battle tank
Russian T-72BM main battle tank
 

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