Serbia expects delivery of the first batch of Russian tanks T-72B3

Belgrade until the end of the year expects delivery of the first batch of Russian tanks T-72B3, only Serbia will receive 30 T-72B3 and 30 BRDM-2, said to RIA Novosti, Serbia's Ambassador to Russia Miroslav Lazanski.

At the end of December 2016, the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic after the meeting in Moscow with the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu said that Russia in the framework of military-technical assistance will give Serbia six MiG-29 as well as 30 T-72S and 30 BRDM-2 equipped with machine guns KPVT 14.5 mm.

The solemn transfer of fighters took place at a military airfield in Batajnica 20 Oct 2017 on the Day of the liberation of Belgrade in world war II.

According to Lazanski, cooperation between Russia and Serbia in military-technical sphere continues. "Our pilots are trained in Russia on a gratuitous basis. The Russian government pays for the training of our pilots in the Russian military schools, as pilots of helicopters and pilots aircraft", - said the Ambassador.