The crew consists of three people: the driver, gunner and commander, who also serves as a charging after the expenditure of ammunition in the autoloader.
The battle lasted until the withdrawal of Georgian forces from Tskhinvali.
North-east of Basra 10 Brigade Iraqi T-72 tank hit the flank of the Iranian division, as a result of the Iranians left the battlefield a few dozen Western-made tanks.
The engine is installed in the engine compartment in the rear part of the tank across its longitudinal axis, on welded to the bottom of the basement.
According to the official American data Iraqi T-72 were able to hit only about 10 M1A1 tanks, of which 4 They were put out.
According to the Russian expert Mikhail Bariatinskii, for half participation of T-72 were lost in the war 11-12 tanks of this type.