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Syria’s ‘Dirty Dozen’: The T-72 Tank

In a major new investigation, AOAV shines a spotlight on twelve of the worst explosive weapons in Syria, investigating some of the biggest and most dangerous bombs, shells, and rockets. Weapons whose wide-area effect are tearing civilians’ lives apart.

The T-72M is the export version of the Russian-made main battle tank. It fires the 125mm OF-26, which is a high-explosive fragmentation shell.

Infographic: The T-72 Tank

IGw DD T-72

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