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Gulf War Vehicles

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

There are a total of 32 Gulf War Vehicles 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 initiative called for an armore...

1971
Alvis FV107 Scimitar
The Alvis FV107 Scimitar is a light armored reconnaissance platform primarily in service with the British Army. The vehicle i...

1969
BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Since the tactic of utilizing airborne troops came to lethal fruition in World War 2, there always lay the challenge of outfi...

1966
BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
The Soviet military was first major military power to widely adopt the concept of an "armored fighting infantry carrier" thro...

1960
BTR-60
The armored 8x8 wheeled BTR-60 of 1960 was developed as a direct replacement for the 6x6 wheeled BTR-152 series Armored Perso...

1945
Centurion (A41)
Though requested as early as 1943 and entering production in January of 1945, the British Centurion Main Battle Tank arrived ...

1983
Challenger 1
The original combat "tank" was born out of the fighting that was World War 1. However, these were hardly representative of th...

1986
FV510 Warrior
The Warrior is an infantry fighting vehicle currently in service with the armies of the United Kingdom and Kuwait. While the ...

1985
HMMWV (High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle) / (Humvee)
Aside from the M1 Abrams, perhaps no other American armored vehicle has represented the American Army more than the venerable...

1983
LAV-25 (Light Armored Vehicle 25)
The LAV-25 eight-wheeled vehicle is classified as a light armored reconnaissance vehicle. Its wheeled nature allows it to tra...

1980
M1 Abrams
The M1 Abrams was designed by Chrysler Defense and produced under the General Dynamics brand. The tank was introduced in 1979...

1963
M109 (Paladin)
Much like the 1960's era M113 armored personnel carrier, the M109 Paladin self-propelled gun has enjoyed a unique and long se...

1962
M110 SPA
By the end of the Korea War (1950-1953), the American Army was in need of modernization to replace many of its weapon systems...

1969
M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS)
The M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS) mated the firepower of the United States Air Force's standard aerial cannon - the M...

1981
M2 Bradley
The M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) fulfilled a U.S. Army requirement that began in the 1960s calling for an amphi...

1983
M270 MLRS
The M270 MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) is a battlefield support weapon produced buy the Lockheed Martin Vought firm. T...

1983
M3 Bradley
The M3 Bradley CFV (Cavalry Fighting Vehicle) is very similar in most respects to the M2 Bradley IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehic...

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 material from Point A to Point ...

1968
M551 General Sheridan / Sheridan
The M551 General Sheridan (or simply "Sheridan") was a light-armored and heavily-armed portable tank system utilized by the U...

1960
M60 (Patton)
The M60 "Patton" Main Battle Tank began development in 1957 to counter rumors that the Soviets were working on a new main bat...

1969
M727 Guided Missile Equipment Carrier (SP-Hawk)
The M727 is a tracked carrier vehicle designed to transport the Hawk guided missile system (known collectively under the desi...

1990
M9 ACE
The M9 ACE is an armored Earthmover used to dig firing positions for various weapons systems. It is also used in the followin...

1947
Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG (UNIversal-MOtor-Gerat)
German infrastructure went through a critical rebuilding phase following World War 2. While its arms producing sectors were h...

1985

1969
MIM-72 / M48 Chaparral
The M48 Chaparral SAM system consists of an infrared heat seeking missile, a launcher with a Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) ...

1957
SA-2 (Guideline) / S-75 Dvina
The original SA-2 Guideline design was engineered to track down and destroy the less-maneuverable high-altitude American bomb...

1970
SA-6 (Gainful) / 2K12 Kub
Design work on the 2K12 "Kub" system began in 1959 under the direction of NIIP/Vympel (for the missile) and MMZ (for the trac...

1957
SS-1 SCUD
The SCUD missile system was the Soviet military long-range missile mainstay throughout the 70's and 80's. The system gained n...

1958
T-55
The T-55 was a further improved version of the T-54 Main Battle Tank series of 1949 intended to counter the new American M60 ...

1961
T-62
After the end of World War 2, the Soviet military had officially replaced their war-winning T-34 Medium Tank series with the ...

1972
T-72 (Ural)
The Soviets/Russians have always maintained a penchant for successful (and globally popular) tank designs since they unveiled...

1969
Type 69
The NORINCO-produced Type 69 is a further indigenous development based on previous Soviet hardware purchases. The Type 69 is ...
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