Russian tanks will arm "Lesochkom"

The media reported that Russian tanks T-72B3M and T-80BVM are planned to be armed with an electronic warfare system

(REB) "Lesochek". It is capable of suppressing radio control channels for mines and other explosive devices.

According to TASS, Lesochek will increasesurvivability of T-72B3M and T-80BVM tanks on the battlefield. In addition, it is proposed to install the Arena-M active protection complex on the indicated combat vehicles, additional ERA units in a rigid hull along the sides and Relikt ERA.

The survivability of tanks on the battlefield can also be increased by installing reusable electromagnetic protection and fire protection systems.

TASS recalls that earlier the Russian Defense Minister promised to modernize all T-72 tanks in service to the T-72B3M level.