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Country Of origin Soviet Union
Designation Main Battle Tank
Configuration Tracked
Manufacturer: Cheylbinsk, Nizhnyri, Tagil and Kirov
Crew: 3
Length 6.95 m
Width 3.59 m
Height 2.2 m
Weight 50.700 t
Speed 67 km/h
Range 300 km
Primary armament 1 x 125mm Gun
Secondary armament 1 x 7.62 mm MG
1 x 12.7mm AA MG
1 x 7.62 co-axial MG
2 x 6 Smoke Grenade Launchers
Power plant 840 BHP
Night Yes - InfraRed.
  • The T72 is regarded as the most succesful Soviet Main-Battle Tank.
  • It can be fitted with two, 200 litre fuel drums on the rear, which can be jettisoned if battlefield situations require it, or they become empty.
  • It is estimated that there are over 20,000 T72's still in active service around the world.
  • It can fire 8 of its 125mm rounds a minute.