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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.

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 Hull Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) Turret F/S/R Turret Composition Turret Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) ERA F/S/R ERA Composition ERA Modifiers Turret Traverse
Stock Stock 277 / 80 / 45 Layered Steel Composite 700 / 90 / 46 Quartz and Steel 30 / 30 / 0 Heavy ERA 38.00deg/s
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 Credits Salvo Size Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Max Accuracy Aim Time Reload Time
125mm 3VBM22 APFSDS AP Stock 2625 1 660 0m 720mm 1,750m/s 0.10° 2s 8.5s
125mm 3VOF36 HE-F HE Stock 743 1 600 1.5m 43mm 850m/s 0.13° 2s 8.5s
125mm 3VBK25 HEAT-FS HEAT Stock 1085 1 600 0m 680mm 905m/s 0.12° 2s 8.5s

Missile Name Type Reputation Credits Salvo Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Rate of Fire Caliber Reload Self-homing
125mm 3UBK14 "Refleks" ATGM-TH HEAT Stock 589 1 550 0m 700mm 300m/s 7.06rd/min 125mmmm 8.5s No

Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
ChTZ V-29S2F 1130hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 60km/h 4.93s 38deg/s

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Premium Vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

History[edit | edit source]

The history can be found in the stat card of the vehicle.

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

See also[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]