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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]
    Thumbnail picture of the AAV-7 (LVTP-7)

    1971
    Alvis FV107 Scimitar
    The Alvis FV107 Scimitar is a light armored reconnaissance platform primarily in service with the Br... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Alvis FV107 Scimitar

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Avibras ASTROS II (Artillery SaTuration ROcket System)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)

    1960
    BTR-60
    The armored 8x8 wheeled BTR-60 of 1960 was developed as a direct replacement for the 6x6 wheeled BTR... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the BTR-60

    1945
    Centurion (A41)
    Though requested as early as 1943 and entering production in January of 1945, the British Centurion ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Centurion (A41)

    1983
    Challenger 1
    The original combat "tank" was born out of the fighting that was World War 1. However, these were ha... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Challenger 1

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Engesa EE-9 Cascavel (Rattlesnake)

    1986
    FV510 Warrior
    The Warrior is an infantry fighting vehicle currently in service with the armies of the United Kingd... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the FV510 Warrior

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the HMMWV (High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle) / (Humvee)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the LAV-25 (Light Armored Vehicle 25)

    1980
    M1 Abrams
    The M1 Abrams was designed by Chrysler Defense and produced under the General Dynamics brand. The ta... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M1 Abrams

    1963
    M109 SPA
    The155mm-armed M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH) was developed concurrently with the 105mm-armed M... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M109 SPA

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the M110 SPA

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS)

    1981
    M2 Bradley
    The M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) fulfilled a U.S. Army requirement that began in the 1... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M2 Bradley

    1983
    M270 MLRS
    The M270 MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) is an American-developed battlefield support weapon pr... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M270 MLRS

    1983
    M3 Bradley
    The M3 Bradley CFV (Cavalry Fighting Vehicle) is very similar in most respects to the M2 Bradley IFV... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M3 Bradley

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the M35 / G742 (Deuce and a Half)

    1968
    M551 Sheridan
    The M551 General Sheridan (or simply "Sheridan") was a light-armored and heavily-armed portable tank... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M551 Sheridan

    1960
    M60 (Patton)
    The M60 "Patton" Main Battle Tank began development in 1957 to counter rumors that the Soviets were ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M60 (Patton)

    1967
    M60 AVLB
    The M60 AVLB (Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge) was developed from the existing M60 Patton Main Battl... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M60 AVLB

    1969
    M727 Hawk
    The M727 is a tracked carrier vehicle designed to transport the Hawk guided missile system (known co... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M727 Hawk

    1969
    M730 Chaparral
    The M48 Chaparral SAM system consists of an infrared heat seeking missile, a launcher with a Forward... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M730 Chaparral

    1972
    M752 Lance
    Requiring a new tactical missile launcher for the battlefields of the Cold War, the United States mi... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M752 Lance

    1961
    M88 Hercules
    The M88 Hercules series Armored Recovery Vehicle (ARV) was introduced during the early 1960s and has... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M88 Hercules

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the M93 Fox

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the M981 FIST-V

    1947
    Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG (UNIversal-MOtor-Gerat)
    German infrastructure went through a critical rebuilding phase following World War 2. While its arms... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG (UNIversal-MOtor-Gerat)

    1981
    MIM-104 Patriot
    The MIM-104 "Patriot" air defense missile system became a household name when it appeared on the glo... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the MIM-104 Patriot

    1982
    NORINCO Type 69
    The Type 69 Main Battle Tank (MBT) was a Chinese evolution of its own Type 59 MBT series first appea... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO Type 69

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault VAB (Vehicule de l Avant Blinde)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the SA-13 (Gopher) / 9K35 Strela-10

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the SA-2 (Guideline) / S-75 Dvina

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the SA-6 (Gainful) / 2K12 Kub

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the SS-1 (Scud) / 9P117

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the T-55

    1961
    T-62
    After the end of World War 2, the Soviet military had officially replaced their war-winning T-34 Med... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the T-62

    1972
    T-72 (Ural)
    The Soviets/Russians have always maintained a penchant for successful (and globally popular) tank de... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the T-72 (Ural)