In «Tank Biathlon 2014» will involve 118 T-72 tanks


On Russian enterprises are upgraded and preparation for the championship, «Tank biathlon — 2014 » 118 T-72 tanks, reports Interfax-AVN referring to the deputy chief of the Head of the Combat Training Defense Ministry Lieutenant-General Yuri Petrov

«On the Russian industry enterprises are being prepared for the Russian team equipment and technology, made especially for the transmission of commands other states,» — general said on Thursday at a meeting of the Interdepartmental Committee for the World Cup «Tank biathlon — 2014 «.

He said that, at the enterprises of scientific-production company » Uralvagonzavod «being upgraded T-31 72b3, term readiness of the first batch of data buses (15 units) — in May, the entire batch will be delivered to the troops by June 2014.

In addition, Yu said. Petrov, the factory » Spetsremont «under renovation 87 tanks — t-72b (22 units) and t-72b1 (65 units). He stressed that the first batch of this technique — 21 tank t-72b1 — already put in Taman Guards Motorized Rifle Division. After the end of the championship, this technique remains in formations and units of the Western Military Area and enter the base combat training groups to organize combat training tank and infantry units.


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