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    Heavy Tanks Past and Present

    Prior to the arrival of the modern Main Battle Tank, the "Heavy Tank" was the pinnacle of armored warfare design incorporating stout armor protection and powerful main armament.





    For a time, the Heavy Tank was the pinnacle in armor design for many of the leading military powers. It saw its peak usage during World War 2 though development of such types continued into the late-1950s. Those managing to reach operational-level status by then were ultimately retired during the 1990s for good. The Heavy Tank was replaced in frontline service by the arrival of the Main Battle Tank (MBT).


    There are a total of (42) Heavy Tanks Past and Present in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin.


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