German Armadillos

German Armadillos

According to the 170 paragraph of the Treaty of Versailles of Germany, which was defeated in the First World War, it was forbidden to own and build tanks. But already in the middle of 1920's on secret exercises ...
"Tiger-M"

"Tiger-M"

At the upcoming 14-th International Exhibition of State Security Equipment INTERPOLITEX, which will be held from 26 to 29 on October 2010 in Moscow in the territory of the All-Russian Exhibition Center, ...
IP v Tiger

IP v Tiger

Heavy tanks IS-2 and Pz VI Tiger were a kind of symbol of the military power of the USSR and Germany in 2MB. Naturally, the question of who had the best chances in a tank duel is not without interest. In real ...
Experienced tank Christie M1932

Experienced tank Christie M1932

Tests of the tank, carried out in 1932, fully confirmed its high "aviation" characteristics. On wheels М1932 showed a speed of 120 miles per hour (193 km / h), and on tracks "only" 60 miles in ...
Light tank Pz-II L "Lynx"

Light tank Pz-II L "Lynx"

At the initial stage of the Second World War, armored cars coped well with the tasks of reconnaissance in the interests of the tank and motorized units of Hitler's Wehrmacht. Their use in this role ...
Merkava Mk 4 c Trophy was tested for the first time

Merkava Mk 4 c Trophy was tested for the first time

The event takes place in the presence of the Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi, the Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Major General Beni Ganz and the Commander of the Land ...
Steel fist of israel

Steel fist of israel

Israel is considered a great tank power: the IDF's tank fleet is one of the largest in the world - it is armed with from 4 to 5 thousand tanks, built on Israeli tank ...
Are our tanks in a real war doomed?

Are our tanks in a real war doomed?

An article was recently published by Colonel Sergey V. Suvorov, Candidate of Military Sciences, “The armor is strong, but the West is dearer to us”, in which the author is from the point of view of the past generation of wars, and from ...
"Tiger" on the streets of Rio

"Tiger" on the streets of Rio

In early September, the military-industrial company representatives and the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Rosoboronexport were transferred to the police battalion of special operations of Brazil, stationed in the city of Rio de Janeiro ...
"Tiger" modernized

"Tiger" modernized

The domestic manufacturer intends to interest our military with new models of armored cars. Russian enterprises producing light wheeled armored vehicles are still trying to keep ...
Main battle tank Arjun (Arjun) India

Main battle tank Arjun (Arjun) India

The Indian army developed a tactical and technical assignment for the development of a new tank back in 1972. It was intended to replace the Vijayanta tanks, and the Scientific Research Institute of Combat Vehicles on a new project began ...
How to be a tank

How to be a tank

We live in a rapidly changing world. The political situation is changing. Only yesterday there were two blocs aimed at each other, but today one (the Warsaw Pact) is gone, and the other (NATO) has expanded ...
Minefield Leopard: New generation armored vehicles

Minefield Leopard: New generation armored vehicles

Ocelot, or Leopardus Pardalis, is a feline predator living in Latin America. Due to intensive hunting in the middle of the last century, the ocelot became a rare animal. His namesake, armored ...
The tank of the future - Type 18 "Dragon Breath". China

The tank of the future - Type 18 "Dragon Breath". China

Apparently, the machine is alternative, since the Chinese have no technical prerequisites for creating such a machine. Let me give you some technical data, from those who managed to translate. So, the car ...
Tank forge of Russia

Tank forge of Russia

SEPTEMBER 12 - TANKIST DAY In the course of reforming the Russian army, one of its priorities is to equip it with modern types of weapons and military equipment. In the field of equipping the Armed Forces ...
The concept of a tank with a combat robot inside

The concept of a tank with a combat robot inside

The forum china-defense.com, with reference to an internal Chinese source, discusses a possible concept for a new-generation tank. In the stern of the tank is a self-propelled combat robot equipped with ...
India plans to replace Arjun

India plans to replace Arjun

India began work on its next generation tank. It is called FMBT (Future Main Battle Tank), the purpose of its creation is the qualitative replacement of the last Indian tank development, ...
T-90 vs. Abrams

T-90 vs. Abrams

Tanks T-90 and M1A1 "Abrams" are typical representatives of the Soviet and Western schools of tank building, which are based on various design and technological ideas. T-90, deep ...