Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Army of Nicaragua orders T-72 tanks

The Army of Nicaragua plans to acquire Russian T-72 tanks to replace the old T-55 of the same origin, declared the

The Land Forces of Nicaragua currently has 31 T-55 tanks in service after that since the beginning of the 80 acquired several lots of these venerable tanks from diverse suppliers.

The T-72 is a Soviet second-generation main battle tank that entered production in 1971. About 20,000 T-72 tanks were built, making it one of the most widely produced post–World War II tanks, second only to the T-54/55 family.

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The T-72 was widely exported and saw service in 40 countries and in numerous conflicts. Improved variants are still being built for export customers.

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