Armored vehicles india

Armored vehicles india

Currently, the Indian army has almost 3500 tanks and several thousand infantry fighting vehicles of various brands. Most of this technology, as well as special ones created at its base ...
Tank T-34: Fire and Maneuver

Tank T-34: Fire and Maneuver

No matter how much has been written about the war that ended 65 years ago, and about this tank, you cannot tell everything, much less feel it. But it is also impossible to get away from this topic ... The order of the gray-haired, gloomy colonel ...
"Armor" airborne assault

"Armor" airborne assault

In the first half of the last century, the "mechanized mechanization" of assault forces was assumed mainly at the expense of automobiles, off-road motorcycles and small tanks. The experience of the Second World War made ...
Sweden's main battle tank - STRV-103

Sweden's main battle tank - STRV-103

The main battle tank of Sweden under the symbol STRV-103, also known under the designation "S", is of particular interest, because for the first time in world history tank building was used on it ...
Tank "Abrams": the legend and reality

Tank "Abrams": the legend and reality

Vulnerability analysis of the М1А1 / А2 tank during its use in Iraq in 2003. The Second Iraq War revealed the weaknesses of the American tanks МХNUMXА1 “Abrams” and finally dispelled the myth of its invulnerability, ...
Active Tank Armor

Active Tank Armor

Since the advent of armored vehicles, the eternal battle between the projectile and armor has escalated. Some designers sought to increase the penetrating ability of projectiles, others increased the resistance of armor. Wrestling...
American "Turtle" T-28 (T-95)

American "Turtle" T-28 (T-95)

In September 1943, a program for the development of a number of heavy combat vehicles was launched in the United States. Research carried out by the Department of Armaments has shown that such vehicles may be needed in Europe ...
Tank T-64 Bulat. Ukraine

Tank T-64 Bulat. Ukraine

The T-64BM BULAT tank is the result of the modernization of the T-64A and T-64B tanks. The aim of modernization was to bring the combat and technical characteristics of the tank to the modern level, such tanks as T-XNUMHUD, ...
What are tanks afraid of?

What are tanks afraid of?

A modern army needs new type of armored vehicles. During the reform of the Russian army, the military department in 20 reduces the number of tanks in the army (from 40 thousand to two thousand) and does not plan new ones ...
Heavy tank IS-4

Heavy tank IS-4

Few people know that it was serial, although the series was small, somewhere around 250 cars, after which it was discontinued. It was all the fault of the excessive weight of the car - about 60 tons ...
Experienced tank T-34-100

Experienced tank T-34-100

Despite the fact that at the end of the war, work was being done on the Soviet medium tank of the next generation T-44, attempts to quickly, and with minimal cost, get an effective tank destroyer ...
MBT new generation T-90AM will be declassified in September

MBT new generation T-90AM will be declassified in September

Last week, information appeared in the Russian-speaking segment of the world wide web that a new generation T-90AM tank would be created in Russia. As it is not difficult to notice by the designation, this ...
Jordan builds fourth generation tank

Jordan builds fourth generation tank

While the leading tank-building powers think and wonder if they need or don’t need a fourth-generation tank, this question can be moved from the dead center by a small, and not at all tank-building country –...
Tank T-90CA

Tank T-90CA

Another 28 of January 2004 of the year on the territory of the Main building of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise STIIM held a demonstration of the capabilities of the Russian technology to representatives of Libya, and the 24-25 of March of the same year - the delegation of Algeria. A big plus ...
Goliath wedge

Goliath wedge

In 1939, in Germany, Borgward developed a prototype of a “heavy charge carrier”, which is better known in Russian literature as remote-controlled wedges ...
BTR-4, Iraq accepted the first batch

BTR-4, Iraq accepted the first batch

BTR-4 is designed to transport personnel of motorized rifle units and their fire support in combat. BTR is used to equip units capable of conducting combat operations in ...
No tanks - no victory

No tanks - no victory

After the beginning of the US aggression against Iraq, the attitude towards tanks changed. According to the Washington Post, the US Department of Defense decided to send M1 Abrams tanks to Afghanistan. Earlier in the war with ...
The Bundeswehr received the first Boxer BTRs

The Bundeswehr received the first Boxer BTRs

German ground forces received the first Boxer armored personnel carriers ordered, reports Defense Aerospace. Currently, the first 8 of armored personnel carriers are being trained before ...
Perspectives of tank construction

Perspectives of tank construction

After 1945, there has not been a single decade in which the slender chorus of army voices would not predict a quick death of tank technology as a class of combat vehicles. Their first gravedigger was nicknamed nuclear ...
Tank "Mouse" - Hitler's favorite brainchild

Tank "Mouse" - Hitler's favorite brainchild

Hitler's favorite brainchild, the largest mass tank ever, was embodied in the metal (188 tons is the battle mass), “Maus” (also known as Porsche 205 or Panzerkampfwagen VIII ...