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6 May 2020

Belarusian army receives upgraded battle tanks from Russia

Belarusian army receives upgraded battle tanks from Russia
Photo courtesy of the news agency Vayar of the Belarusian Defense Ministry

MINSK, 6 May (BelTA) – Belarus’ Armed Forces continue upgrading the available combat hardware. Another batch of main battle tanks was delivered on 6 May, representatives of the Belarusian Defense Ministry told BelTA.

The Belarusian army received five main battle tanks T-72B3 modernized by the Russian manufacturer Uralvagonzavod.

The upgraded battle tanks T-72B3 are equipped with a more powerful engine with the output of 1,130hp and an improved array of weapons. The tank’s armor has been reinforced with lateral screens with a set of removable protective modules.

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