Kemerovo region motorized infantry brigade recieved new T-72B3 tanks

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According to official representative of the Central Military District Col. Yaroslav Roschupkin a motorized infantry brigade deployed in Russia’s Kemerovo Region has received 15 modernized T-72B3 tanks.

The T-72B3 tank is a modernized version of T-72 with 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.

Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the need for the development of purely defensive high-precision weaponry in the country, speaking in September 2014 at a meeting on 2016-2025 Russia’s arms procurement program.

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