"Yes, is a contract of the Defense Ministry that has been signed with the Uralvagonzavod [major Russian tank manufacturer]. It includes several hundred combat vehicles. Those tanks during international competitions proved to the whole world how practical it is in speed and combat specifications."
The T-72B3 tank is a modernized T-72, a major battle tank of its generation taken into service in 1974. The modernized version features new communication systems, fire control system and a more powerful engine.
The T-72B3 is the main tank of tank biathlon competitions.