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    Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs)

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 2/16/2016

    The Infantry Fighting Vehicle was born in the fighting of World War 1 and evolved to the multirole systems appearing on battlefields today.





    There are a total of (124) Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    2018
    General Dynamics Scout SV
    The British Army is currently developing the Scout SV family of vehicles with General Dynamics (UK).... [Read More]
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    2017
    EDT Enigma AMFV
    The Enigma 8x8 wheeled Armored Modular Fighting Vehicle (AMFV) has been developed by Emirates Defens... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the EDT Enigma AMFV

    2017
    TATA Motors Kestrel
    Alongside its new Light Armored Multipurpose Vehicle (LAMV) showcased at DEFEXPO 2014, TATA Motors u... [Read More]
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    2016
    Saur 3 (TBT 8x8)
    The Saur 3 (also "TBT 8x8") is an 8x8 wheeled Armored Fighting Vehicle being developed for the Roman... [Read More]
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    2016
    T-15 (Armata) (Object 149)
    Recent Russian ground forces combat experience had showcased a need for a Heavy Infantry Fighting Ve... [Read More]
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    2016
    Bumerang (Boomerang)
    During the Cold War decades, the Soviet Army championed use of multi-axle armor wheeled vehicles amo... [Read More]
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    2016
    Kurganets-25
    Intended to succeed the long-running BMP-4 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) line of the Russian Army ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Kurganets-25

    2015
    Abhay IFV (Fearless)
    The Abhay is currently serving as a developmental vehicle program designed to test out various techn... [Read More]
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    2014
    Ural Typhoon
    Taking a page out Western doctrine, the Russian Army has adopted several Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Prot... [Read More]
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    2014
    KAMAZ Typhoon
    Russian Army experience in the Chechen wars, as well as observation of the U.S.-led wars in Afghanis... [Read More]
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    2013
    Nexter TITUS (Tactical Infantry Transport and Utility System)
    In today's military world there exists a definite global shift concerning military vehicle procureme... [Read More]
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    2013
    T-99 Armata (Universal Combat Platform - UCP)
    The current frontline Russian Main Battle Tank (MBT) remains the Third Generation T-90 introduced in... [Read More]
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    2013
    Schutzenpanzer Puma
    The German Army is currently evaluating the Schutzenpanzer Puma as its newest Infantry Fighting Vehi... [Read More]
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    2013
    Tulpar IFV
    In 2015, the Turkish Army expects to field its first indigenous Main Battle Tank (MBT) through the "... [Read More]
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    2012
    ELBO Kentaurus
    An aging stock of infantry support-minded armored vehicles faced the Hellenic Army at the end of the... [Read More]
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    2012
    VBTP (Guarani)
    Iveco of Italy has delivered an all-modern Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV) solution to the Brazilian ... [Read More]
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    2011
    WPB Anders
    In concert with developments elsewhere, the Polish Army is seeking to field a modular tracked chassi... [Read More]
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    2011
    BMPT (Terminator) (Object 199)
    Russian Army urban combat experience in the First and Second Chechen Wars resulted in a need for a n... [Read More]
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    2011
    ARTEC Boxer
    The Boxer saw its origins in a late 1990s military requirement concerning the armies of the United K... [Read More]
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    2010
    Paramount Mbombe
    South Africa fought in the Rhodesian Bush War (1964-1979) and it was during this time that thought w... [Read More]
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    2009
    RG-35
    The RG-35 is a relatively new armored wheeled vehicle offering by Land Systems OMC of South Africa, ... [Read More]
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    2009
    K300 KNIFV (K21)
    In attempting to match North Korean armored capabilities (though from more of an advanced technology... [Read More]
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    2009
    BTR-4
    The BTR-4 eight-wheeled armored personnel carrier began as a in-house endeavor through the Kharkiv M... [Read More]
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    2008
    Merkava Namer
    The Israeli Army has always maintained a certain style of warfare based highly on their experiences ... [Read More]
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    2008
    Nexter / GIAT VBCI (Vehicule Blinde de Combat d'Infanterie)
    During the last decade there began a definitive move away from costly and complex tracked armored ve... [Read More]
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    2007
    RG-33 MRAP
    The South African Army paved the way for large scale adoption of effective mine-resistant vehicles d... [Read More]
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    2007
    2S25 (Sprut-SD)
    In 2007, the Russian Army adopted the 2S25 (also known as "Sprut-SD") series of tracked armored vehi... [Read More]
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    2007
    Navistar International MaxxPro
    The International Truck "MaxxPro" by Navistar Defense is a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) ve... [Read More]
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    2007
    CM-32 Yunpao (Clouded Leopard) / TIFV (Taiwan Infantry Fighting Vehicle)
    The CM-32 Yunpao ("Clouded Leopard") is an eight-wheeled, modular armored vehicle serving with the l... [Read More]
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    2006
    Patria AMV (Armored Modular Vehicle)
    The Patria AMV ("Armored Modular Vehicle") is of Finnish origination and was adopted by the national... [Read More]
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    2006
    Pindad APS-3 Anoa (Pindad Panser)
    The Pindad APS-3 "Anoa" (also known as the "Pindad Panser") is an indigenous medium-class armored pe... [Read More]
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    2006
    NORINCO ZBD2000 (Z-Family)
    The massive expansion programs of the Chinese military in recent decades has added a new, all-modern... [Read More]
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    2006
    NORINCO ZBD-97 (Type 97)
    Introduced in 2006, the ZBD-97 is an Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) of Chinese origin. Due to the c... [Read More]
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    2005
    BMD-4 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    The biggest challenge to modern-day war planners has always been properly outfitting their airborne-... [Read More]
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    2005
    Pandur II
    ... [Read More]
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    2004
    Thales Bushmaster
    The turn of the century provided military industry with new battlefields that strayed away from conv... [Read More]
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    2004
    BAe Caiman MRAP
    Mine resistant vehicles were already a staple of military forces like that of South Africa well befo... [Read More]
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    2004
    AMZ Dzik (Wild Boar)
    Modern conflicts such as those ongoing in Afghanistan and Iraq reignited interest in armored cars fo... [Read More]
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    2003
    KTO Rosomak
    The KTO Rosomak ("Wolverine") is a family of multi-purpose, eight-wheeled, armored vehicles currentl... [Read More]
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    2002
    FPI Cougar (MRAP)
    The Cougar has since expanded into a full line of militarized armored vehicles. This began with the ... [Read More]
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    2002
    M1126 Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle (ICV)
    The M1126 Stryker is another 8x8 wheeled armored machine in the long line of Stryker vehicles. The p... [Read More]
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    2002
    General Dynamics ASCOD (Austrian Spanish COoperation Development)
    ... [Read More]
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    2001
    BTR-3
    The BTR-3 is a modern eight-wheeled armored fighting vehicle that currently serves operationally wit... [Read More]
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    1999
    T-84 (Oplot)
    The nation of Ukraine was under the Soviet sphere of influence up to 1990 when the Empire was dissol... [Read More]
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    1998
    CIO Dardo
    The Dardo Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) is part of the family of like-designed armored vehicles th... [Read More]
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    1998
    AF-40 Al-Fahd AFV
    In 1998,the Saudi National Guard adopted the "Al-Fahd" 8-wheeled Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV) - ba... [Read More]
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    1997
    ASLAV (AuStralian Light Armored Vehicle)
    The ASLAV (Australian Light Armored Vehicle) is similar in most respects to the American LAV-25 and ... [Read More]
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    1997
    DIO Boragh
    Leading up to the Islamic Revolution, Iran received its military support from Western players such a... [Read More]
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    1997
    Bionix AFV
    The Bionix family was designed and developed to replace the ubiquitous, yet aging, series of America... [Read More]
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    1996
    Pandur I
    The Pandur I was a 6x6, multi-faceted wheeled chassis primarily serving as a fast armored personnel ... [Read More]
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    1993
    Combat Vehicle 90 / Stridsfordon 90 (CV90 / Strf 90
    It was the Soviet Union that first introduced the large-scale concept of the Infantry Fighting Vehic... [Read More]
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    1992
    FNSS ACV-15
    In 1960, the United States Army adopted the-now ubiquitous M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC). Fro... [Read More]
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    1991
    CIO Centauro
    The Centauro B1 8x8 tank killer is in the same family line of Italian Army vehicles that include the... [Read More]
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    1990
    BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    The BMD-3 was a further installment in the relatively successful line of light amphibious, air-dropp... [Read More]
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    1990
    Type 90 (YW535)
    The Type 90 appeared as a Chinese-originated offering intended for export customers during the early... [Read More]
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    1989
    Type 89 IFV
    In keeping with developments in the West, the island nation of Japan moved to adopt a modern Infantr... [Read More]
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    1988
    Cadillac Gage Stingray
    The Stingray Light Tank was developed as a private venture by Cadillac Gage (now Textron Marine & La... [Read More]
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    1987
    BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    Soviet Union engineers and factories garnered much experience in the massive armor battles against G... [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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    1986
    Fahd AFV
    Lacking the industry know-how to design and develop a multirole Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV) from ... [Read More]
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    1985
    K200 KIFV
    Because of its shared border with unpredictable North Korea, the South Korean military has had to re... [Read More]
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    1985
    Type 85 (YW531H)
    The PT-85 is a light amphibious tank system (may also be known as the "Type 82" or "Type 85") in ser... [Read More]
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    1985
    BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    The BMD-2 was a further evolution of the BMD-1 line of amphibious light infantry fighting vehicles (... [Read More]
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    1985
    MLI-84
    ... [Read More]
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    1984
    Puma CEV
    The Puma is a heavily-armored Combat Engineering Vehicle (CEV) that doubles as an Armored Personnel ... [Read More]
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    1984
    NORINCO Type 90 / Type 92 (WZ551)
    The WZ551 is a designation for a Chinese-originated 6x6 wheeled armored vehicle. The vehicle was dev... [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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    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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    1983
    TAMSE VCTP (Vehiculo de Combate Transporte de Personal)
    In the 1970s, the Argentine government commissioned the German concern of Thyssen-Henschel (Rheinmet... [Read More]
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    1983
    BNCFM SIBMAS
    Emerging from BN Constructions Ferroviaries et Metalliques (BNCFM) of Belgium during the mid-1970s w... [Read More]
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    1982
    VCC Camillino
    Italy already maintained several thousand license-production American M113 armored personnel carrier... [Read More]
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    1982
    BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    The Soviet Union introduced the concept of the Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) with the adoption of ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)

    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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    1981
    Rheinmetall Landsysteme Condor
    The Condor is a Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) appearing in West Germany during the Cold War (1947-1991... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Rheinmetall Landsysteme Condor

    1980
    BVP M-80
    Before the dissolution of Yugoslavia in 1992, the nation managed a rather healthy military industria... [Read More]
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    1979
    Pegaso BMR
    The Pegaso BMR ("Blindado Medio de Ruedas" - "Armored, Medium, Wheeled") series of wheeled vehicles ... [Read More]
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    1979
    Ratel IFV (Honey Badger)
    The Ratel ("Honey Badger") Infantry Fighting Vehicle was a long-running family of 6x6 armored vehicl... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Ratel IFV (Honey Badger)

    1978
    CM-21 AIFV
    Taiwanese military power has long been supported by the United States and the island nation received... [Read More]
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    1977
    Panhard ERC 90
    The French concerns of Renault and Panhard submitted designs to fulfill a 1970s French Army requirem... [Read More]
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    1976
    Denel Rooikat (Caracal / Red Cat)
    Lessons learned in South Africa's involvement during the Angolan Civil War (1975-2002) were implemen... [Read More]
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    1975
    AIFV (Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicle) / (M113A1)
    In the mid-1960s, the United States Army already began looking beyond their ubiquitous M113 Armored ... [Read More]
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    1973
    AMX-10P
    The AMX-10 was adopted in 1973 to replace the aging AMX-VCI Infantry COmbat Vehicle series. Design w... [Read More]
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    1973
    VTT-323 (M1973 Sinhung)
    When the North Korean Army needed an armored personnel carrier, they turned to what they do best - l... [Read More]
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    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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    1970
    Rheinmetall Landsysteme Marder IFV
    The Marder 1 is the principle infantry fighting vehicle for the German Army. It has its origins in t... [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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    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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    1968
    MT-LB (M1970)
    World War 2 warfare instilled on the Soviet Army the need for a very mobile armored force. After the... [Read More]
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    1967
    Bravia Chaimite (Series)
    The Bravia Chaimite V-series of light armored vehicles is a Portuguese-designed and produced 4x4 arm... [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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    1962
    M114 CRV
    The M114 Command and Reconnaissance Carrier followed the ubiquitous M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (... [Read More]
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    1960
    M113 APC
    The American M113 Armored Personnel Carrier became one of the most successful Cold War vehicles in t... [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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    1958
    Schutzenpanzer SPz 12-3 (SPz Lang / Lang HS.30)
    Following the fighting of World War 2 (1939-1945), Germany became a split nation, occupied by the vi... [Read More]
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    1957
    AMX VCI (Vehicule de Combat d-Infanterie)
    The French-made AMX VCI (for "Vehicule de Combat d'Infanterie") infantry combat system was designed ... [Read More]
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    1945
    Infantry Tank Churchill (A43) Black Prince
    The Black Prince Infantry Tank was the ultimate evolution of the storied Churchill Infantry Tank of ... [Read More]
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    1943
    M22 Locust
    After witnessing the successes of the German airborne divisions to take over most of Western Europe ... [Read More]
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    1943
    Half-Track Car M9
    The half-track military vehicle achieved considerable stardom during World War 2 (1939-1945) though ... [Read More]
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    1942
    M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
    The M5 "Stuart" (also "General Stuart") was an extension of the original M3 Stuart Light Tank line o... [Read More]
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    1941
    M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
    The M3 "Stuart" Light Tank became the primary light tank vehicle for the United States Army heading ... [Read More]
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    1941
    Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
    The Churchill served the British Army and allied forces as the most important of its type during Wor... [Read More]
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    1941
    Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-2 / LVT-4) (Alligator / Water Buffalo)
    The LVT ("Landing Vehicle Tracked") began a long line of amphibious tracked American military vehicl... [Read More]
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    1940
    Carro Armato P40 (Carro Pesante P40)
    The Carro Armato P40 (more formally Carro Pesante P26/40 for "Heavy Tank P40") was one of the more i... [Read More]
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    1940
    Half-Track Car M2
    The United States Army learned by experience in World War 1 that trying to move men and machine thro... [Read More]
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    1940
    Infantry Tank Mk III Valentine
    Considered one of the more successful British tank designs of the early war years, the Valentine ser... [Read More]
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    1940
    Marmon-Herrington (South African Reconnaissance Vehicle)
    The Marmon-Herrington Armored Car became a rare South African industry contribution to the Allied ca... [Read More]
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    1939
    Hotchkiss H39
    The Hotchkiss H39 superseded the H35 series light tanks in French Army service, being produced in mo... [Read More]
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    1938
    Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
    With the worsening situation in Europe during the late 1930s, it behooved the British to prepare for... [Read More]
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    1938
    Infantry Tank Mk I Matilda (A11)
    The first production "tank" (then known as a "landship") was born in the UK during World War 1. In t... [Read More]
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    1937
    Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
    No other tank in the British Army inventory was as important as the Matilda II during the early year... [Read More]
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    1936
    SOMUA S35
    In 1934, the French Army issued a new requirement for a cavalry tank in an attempt to modernized its... [Read More]
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    1936
    Renault R35 (Char leger Modele 1935 R)
    The Renault R35 was a French light tank development of the pre-World War 2 period and followed gener... [Read More]
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    1935
    Carro Armato L3 (Series)
    The L3 series of tankettes primarily served the Italian Army in the years leading up to World War 2.... [Read More]
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    1931
    Renault Char D1
    The Renault Char D1 served the French Army for a time leading up to World War 2. Her origins and use... [Read More]
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    1931
    T-26
    As was the norm after World War 1 in all industrialized nations around the globe, Soviet warplanners... [Read More]
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    1923
    Vickers Medium Mark I
    The Vickers Medium Mark I series of tanks was one of the few mass-produced tank systems to be found ... [Read More]
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    1919
    Tank Mark VIII (International / Liberty)
    The Mark VIII "International Tank" (also "Liberty" when powered by the American Liberty engine) woul... [Read More]
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    1918
    Tank Mark IX
    The Mark IX tank was classified as an armored personnel carrier - effectively the world's first of i... [Read More]
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    1918
    Medium Mark C (Hornet)
    The Medium Mark C tank was a promising and notably agile armored system that arrived too late to see... [Read More]
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    1918
    Holt Gas-Electric
    The Holt Gas-Electric Tank became the first true "tank" to be designed and constructed by and for th... [Read More]
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    1917
    Sturmpanzerwagen A7V
    The Sturmpanzerwagen A7V ("Allgemeines Kriegsdepartment, 7. Abteilung, Verkehrswesen") became the fi... [Read More]
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    1916
    Char d'Assault St. Chamond
    Considered a combat tank during World War 1, the Char d'Assault St. Chamond shared qualities more ak... [Read More]
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    1916
    Char d'Assault Schneider (Schneider CA)
    The Schneider Char d'Assault tank was France's first real attempt at differentiating dedicated tanks... [Read More]
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    1915
    Little Willie Landship
    The idea of a tracked armored fighting vehicle was first put into practical military use by the Brit... [Read More]
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