* India has been disqualified in the international tank biathlon taking place at the Alabino ranges in Moscow region.
* The competition taking place in Russia saw India getting knocked out after both the main and reserve T-90 main battle tanks developed mechanical problems.
* There are 19 teams in all that are participating in the competition. Out of these 4 will move to the finals including Russia, China, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
* India participated with its top of the line Russian designed T-90 Main Battle Tank.
* On their part, while Russia and Kazakhstan participated with T-72B3 tanks, Belarus decided to field with modernised T-72 and China with its indigenous Type 96B.
* DRDO developed Arjuna tank was slated to participate but India decided to go ahead with the T90 tanks.