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Desert Storm Tanks and Armored Vehicles (Gulf War 1991)

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/13/2015

The Persian Gulf War of 1991 provided some of the most recent tank battles in history and brought about further use of advanced battlefield electronics.





There are a total of (41) Desert Storm Tanks and Armored Vehicles (Gulf War 1991) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1972
AAV-7 (LVTP-7)
The AAV-7 series of assault amphibious vehicles was born as the LVTP-7 in the late 1960s. The initia... [Read More]
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1971
Alvis FV107 Scimitar
The Alvis FV107 Scimitar is a light armored reconnaissance platform primarily in service with the Br... [Read More]
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1983
Avibras ASTROS II (Artillery SaTuration ROcket System)
Many modern fighting forces have adopted some form of Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) for area ... [Read More]
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1969
BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Since the tactic of utilizing airborne troops came to lethal fruition in World War 2, there always l... [Read More]
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1966
BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
The Soviet military was first major military power to widely adopt the concept of an "armored fighti... [Read More]
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1960
BTR-60
The armored 8x8 wheeled BTR-60 of 1960 was developed as a direct replacement for the 6x6 wheeled BTR... [Read More]
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1945
Centurion (A41)
Though requested as early as 1943 and entering production in January of 1945, the British Centurion ... [Read More]
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1983
Challenger 1
The original combat "tank" was born out of the fighting that was World War 1. However, these were ha... [Read More]
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1974
Engesa EE-9 Cascavel (Rattlesnake)
Realizing the need to replace its aged stock of World War 2-era (1939-1945), American-made M8 "Greyh... [Read More]
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1986
FV510 Warrior
The Warrior is an infantry fighting vehicle currently in service with the armies of the United Kingd... [Read More]
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1985
HMMWV (High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle) / (Humvee)
Aside from the M1 Abrams, perhaps no other American armored vehicle has represented the American Arm... [Read More]
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1983
LAV-25 (Light Armored Vehicle 25)
The LAV-25 eight-wheeled vehicle is classified as a light armored reconnaissance vehicle. Its wheele... [Read More]
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1980
M1 Abrams
The M1 Abrams was designed by Chrysler Defense and produced under the General Dynamics brand. The ta... [Read More]
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1963
M109 SPA
The155mm-armed M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH) was developed concurrently with the 105mm-armed M... [Read More]
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1962
M110 SPA
By the end of the Korea War (1950-1953), the American Army was in need of modernization to replace m... [Read More]
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1969
M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS)
The M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS) mated the firepower of the United States Air Force's stand... [Read More]
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1981
M2 Bradley
The M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) fulfilled a U.S. Army requirement that began in the 1... [Read More]
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1983
M270 MLRS
The M270 MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) is an American-developed battlefield support weapon pr... [Read More]
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1983
M3 Bradley
The M3 Bradley CFV (Cavalry Fighting Vehicle) is very similar in most respects to the M2 Bradley IFV... [Read More]
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1951
M35 / G742 (Deuce and a Half)
The "Duce and a Half" has a valued logistical history doing what it did best - moving men and materi... [Read More]
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1968
M551 Sheridan
The M551 General Sheridan (or simply "Sheridan") was a light-armored and heavily-armed portable tank... [Read More]
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1960
M60 (Patton)
The M60 "Patton" Main Battle Tank began development in 1957 to counter rumors that the Soviets were ... [Read More]
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1967
M60 AVLB
The M60 AVLB (Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge) was developed from the existing M60 Patton Main Battl... [Read More]
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1969
M727 Hawk
The M727 is a tracked carrier vehicle designed to transport the Hawk guided missile system (known co... [Read More]
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1969
M730 Chaparral
The M48 Chaparral SAM system consists of an infrared heat seeking missile, a launcher with a Forward... [Read More]
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1972
M752 Lance
Requiring a new tactical missile launcher for the battlefields of the Cold War, the United States mi... [Read More]
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1961
M88 Hercules
The M88 Hercules series Armored Recovery Vehicle (ARV) was introduced during the early 1960s and has... [Read More]
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1986
M9 ACE (Armored Combat Earthmover)
The M9 ACE ("Armored Combat Earthmover") is a frontline military-grade tracked bulldozer utilized by... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M9 ACE (Armored Combat Earthmover)

1990
M93 Fox
The M93 "Fox" is a United States Army development of the stellar German Rheinmetall TPz 1 "Fuchs" 6x... [Read More]
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1987
M981 FIST-V
The M981 FIST-V is a derivative (and upgrade) of the M901 ITV anti-tank missile launcher. The M981 F... [Read More]
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1947
Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG (UNIversal-MOtor-Gerat)
German infrastructure went through a critical rebuilding phase following World War 2. While its arms... [Read More]
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1981
MIM-104 Patriot
The MIM-104 "Patriot" air defense missile system became a household name when it appeared on the glo... [Read More]
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1976
Renault VAB (Vehicule de l Avant Blinde)
The French-produced VAB is a multi-faceted highly-adaptable armored personnel carrier and scout car.... [Read More]
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1979
SA-13 (Gopher) / 9K35 Strela-10
The 9K35 "Strela-10" was developed by Soviet engineers to replace the 1960s-era 9K31 Strela-1 line (... [Read More]
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1957
SA-2 (Guideline) / S-75 Dvina
The original SA-2 Guideline design was engineered to track down and destroy the less-maneuverable hi... [Read More]
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1970
SA-6 (Gainful) / 2K12 Kub
Design work on the 2K12 "Kub" system began in 1959 under the direction of NIIP/Vympel (for the missi... [Read More]
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1957
SS-1 (Scud) / 9P117
The SS-1 (NATO reporting name of "Scud") was a tactical ballistic missile system developed in the 19... [Read More]
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1958
T-55
The T-55 was a further improved version of the T-54 Main Battle Tank series of 1949 intended to coun... [Read More]
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1961
T-62
After the end of World War 2, the Soviet military had officially replaced their war-winning T-34 Med... [Read More]
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1972
T-72 (Ural)
The Soviets/Russians have always maintained a penchant for successful (and globally popular) tank de... [Read More]
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1982
Type 69 MBT
The Type 69 Main Battle Tank (MBT) was a Chinese evolution of its own Type 59 MBT series first appea... [Read More]
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