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UNIQUE ID 1155: T-72 TANK

(Model: Asad Babil)

National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle, USA

(Location: Storage)


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Unique ID: 1155
Added to Database: February 2010
Last Edited: February 2010
Type (ID): T-72 (2690)
Model (ID): Asad Babil (2708)
Location Category (ID): National Museum of the Marine Corps (96200)
Location (ID): Storage (96204)
Serial Number:
Registration: Arabic number “٦٣٥٤٩٠” (“236490”) or similar painted on glacis plate.
Name:
Other Identification: Iraqi unit markings on turret sides. Painted overall desert sand.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Russia (Country of origin)
2: First Gulf War, Location Unknown, Kuwait (Captured)
3: National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle, Prince William County, Virginia, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Soviet Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved Soviet Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This appears to be one of the pre-production versions of the Asid Babyl, of which there were probably only three made (source: J. Web). It is believed to have been captured in the first Gulf War. It shows signs of damage, with broken mudguards and damaged external equipment.


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1992

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 1992 (Estimated)
Contributor: Toadman
Photo ID: 2661
Added: 6 February 2010
Filename: Scan_T72...
Views: 130
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 1992 (Estimated)
Contributor: Toadman
Photo ID: 2662
Added: 6 February 2010
Filename: Scan_T72...
Views: 120
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Right view
3: Right view

Taken: 1992 (Estimated)
Contributor: Toadman
Photo ID: 2663
Added: 6 February 2010
Filename: Scan_T72...
Views: 110
Select/Has Priority: 21/0