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Tier / Class:
8 Main Battle Tank
9000 Gold
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
720 mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
227 / 80 / 45
Turret F/S/R:
700 / 90 / 46
Max Speed:
60.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
4.93 s
Hull Traverse:
38.00 deg/s
430 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-5.0 / -2.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
38.00 deg/s

The T-72B3 is a Russian Premium Tier 8 MBT. It is an upgrade of the T-72B, with Kontakt-5 ERA, a new gun, autoloader, FCS, and various other improvements. It was designed as a cheaper alternative to the T-90A, while having similar capability.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Heavy armor: this vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits.
  • High caliber: the high caliber weaponry deals an increased damage.
  • Trained crews: vehicle goes with 5 level crews.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Strong armor on the turret
  • Fast-firing gun
  • High alpha damage
  • Decent acceleration

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Weak hull
  • Mediocre top speed

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Premium Vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Armor[edit | edit source]

T-72B3 Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 277 / 80 / 45 Layered Steel Composite 700 / 90 / 46 Quartz and Steel Heavy ERA
The T-72B3 modernisation process required no main armor upgrade. However, the "Kontakt-1" ERA is replaced with "Kontakt-5".

Firepower[edit | edit source]

125mm 2A46M-5 Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
125mm 3VBM22 APFSDS AP Stock 660 720mm 0.10° 1,750 m/s 8.5s
125mm 3VOF36 HE-F HE Stock 600 43mm 0.13° 850 m/s 8.5s
125mm 3VBK25 HEAT-FS HEAT Stock 600 680mm 0.12° 915 m/s 8.5s

Missile Name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Reload Time Missiles in Launcher Reload within Launcher Burst Fire Rate Flight Agility Self-Guided
125mm 3UBK14 "Refleks" ATGM-TH HEAT Stock 550 700mm 300m/s 8.5s 1 {{{reloadm}}}s 7.06rd/min {{{agility}}}deg/s No

Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
ChTZ V-29S2F 1130hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 60km/h {{{reverse}}} 4.93s {{{0-max}}} 38deg/s {{{firechance}}}

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Premium Vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

History[edit | edit source]

The T-72B3 was a modernization project for the T-72B serving in the Russian army. It was revealed in 2011 and had multiple upgrades including a new gun, autoloader, FCS, "Kontakt-5" ERA etc. The T-72B3 was designed as a cheap alternative to the T-90A with similar stats. It was accepted for service in 2012 and more that 1000 have already been modernized.

Variants[edit | edit source]

The T72B3 Red, a Premium variant that was purchasable starting November 2015
T-72B3 Blue
T-72B3 Sunray
  • T-72B3 Red
  • T-72B3 Blue
  • T-72B3 Sunray

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