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PREMIUM: Serbia receives upgraded T-72s from Russia

16th November 2020 - 13:12 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

Upgrade includes a third-generation thermal panoramic sight for the tank commander, a new ballistic computer, a new gun stabilising system and a 12.7mm RWS

The Serbian military has begun to receive upgraded T-72 MBTs donated by Russia, after the first pair of tanks was airlifted by Il-76 (pictured) on 28 October to Batainica Air Base near Belgrade.

Deliveries are set to continue in November. Russia is providing up to 30 MBTs under a wide-ranging ...

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