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  • Light Tanks from Origin to Present Day

    Light Tanks from Origin to Present Day

    Though minimally protected, Light Tanks proved essential to success in World War 2 and have gone on to retain some of their tactical value today.





    There are a total of (98) Light Tanks from Origin to Present Day 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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    2018
    Thumbnail picture of the OBRUM PL-01
    OBRUM PL-01
    Type: Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Fire Support Vehicle Concept
     
    2018
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO VT-5
    NORINCO VT-5
    Type: Light Tank
     
    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the 2S25 (Sprut-SD)
    2S25 (Sprut-SD)
    Type: Self-Propelled Tank Destroyer / Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    2006
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO ZBD2000 (Z-Series)
    NORINCO ZBD2000 (Z-Series)
    Type: Amphibious ARV / IFV / Light Tank
     
    2005
    Thumbnail picture of the BMD-4 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    BMD-4 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    Type: Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    2001
    Thumbnail picture of the CV90120 (CV90120-T / CV90-120)
    CV90120 (CV90120-T / CV90-120)
    Type: Light Tank / Tank Destroyer (TD)
     
    1996
    Thumbnail picture of the XM8 / M8 Armored Gun System (AGS) (Close Combat Vehicle - Light)
    XM8 / M8 Armored Gun System (AGS) (Close Combat Vehicle - Light)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the Alvis Sabre
    Alvis Sabre
    Type: Reconnaissance Light Tank
     
    1993
    Thumbnail picture of the Combat Vehicle 90 / Stridsfordon 90 (CV90 / Strf 90
    Combat Vehicle 90 / Stridsfordon 90 (CV90 / Strf 90
    Type: Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
     
    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    Type: Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    1988
    Thumbnail picture of the Cadillac Gage Stingray
    Cadillac Gage Stingray
    Type: Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
     
    1987
    Thumbnail picture of the BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    Type: Infantry Fighting Vehicle / Light Tank
     
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 85 (YW531H)
    Type 85 (YW531H)
    Type: Light Amphibious Tank
     
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    Type: Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the BNCFM SIBMAS
    BNCFM SIBMAS
    Type: 6x6 Wheeled Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
     
    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the TAMSE TAM (Tanque Argentino Mediano)
    TAMSE TAM (Tanque Argentino Mediano)
    Type: Light Tank / Medium Tank
     
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    Type: Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    1980
    Thumbnail picture of the AAI Rapid Deplyment Force / Light Tank (RDF / LT)
    AAI Rapid Deplyment Force / Light Tank (RDF / LT)
    Type: Light Tank Prototype
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Bernardini X1A (Stuart)
    Bernardini X1A (Stuart)
    Type: Light Tank (LT)
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Alvis FV101 Scorpion
    Alvis FV101 Scorpion
    Type: Reconnaissance Vehicle
     
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the Alvis FV107 Scimitar
    Alvis FV107 Scimitar
    Type: Armed Reconnaissance Vehicle
     
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the Jagdpanzer SK 105 Kurassier
    Jagdpanzer SK 105 Kurassier
    Type: Light Tank / Tank Destroyer
     
    1969
    Thumbnail picture of the BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    Type: Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    1968
    Thumbnail picture of the M551 Sheridan
    M551 Sheridan
    Type: Armored Reconnaissance Airborne Assault Vehicle
     
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    Type: Infantry Fighting Vehicle / Light Tank
     
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO Type 62
    NORINCO Type 62
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO Type 63 (WZ211)
    NORINCO Type 63 (WZ211)
    Type: Amphibious Light Tank
     
    1958
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn 74 (Strv 74)
    Stridsvagn 74 (Strv 74)
    Type: Light Tank / Main Battle Tank
     
    1958
    Thumbnail picture of the Schutzenpanzer SPz 11-2 Kurz
    Schutzenpanzer SPz 11-2 Kurz
    Type: Tracked Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV)
     
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the AMX-13
    AMX-13
    Type: Light Tank (LT)
     
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the PT-76
    PT-76
    Type: Light Amphibious Tank
     
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the M41 Walker Bulldog
    M41 Walker Bulldog
    Type: Light Tank (LT)
     
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the Panhard EBR (Engin Blinde de Reconnaissance)
    Panhard EBR (Engin Blinde de Reconnaissance)
    Type: Heavy Armored Car / Reconnaissance Light Tank
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
    M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
    Type: Reconnaissance Light Tank
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the M22 Locust
    M22 Locust
    Type: Airborne Light Tank
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 123 Panzerspahwagen II (Luchs)
    SdKfz 123 Panzerspahwagen II (Luchs)
    Type: Fast Reconnaissance Light Tank
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
    M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
    Type: Light Tank (LT)
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Bob Semple Tank
    Bob Semple Tank
    Type: Tractor-Tank Prototype
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Schofield Tank
    Schofield Tank
    Type: Light Tank Prototype
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 2 Ka-Mi
    Type 2 Ka-Mi
    Type: Amphibious Tank
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the T-70
    T-70
    Type: Light Tank (LT)
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VII Cavalier (A24)
    Cruiser Tank Mk VII Cavalier (A24)
    Type: Light Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn m/40 (Strv m/40)
    Stridsvagn m/40 (Strv m/40)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the T-60
    T-60
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the T-40
    T-40
    Type: Amphibious Light Tank
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
    M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
    Type: Light Tank (LT)
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
    NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
    Type: Improvised Light Tank
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato L6/40
    Carro Armato L6/40
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk IV (A13)
    Cruiser Tank Mk IV (A13)
    Type: Cruiser Tank
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk V Covenanter (A13)
    Cruiser Tank Mk V Covenanter (A13)
    Type: Cruiser Tank
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn m/39 (Strv m/39)
    Stridsvagn m/39 (Strv m/39)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the 38M Toldi
    38M Toldi
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Hotchkiss H39
    Hotchkiss H39
    Type: Fast Reconnaissance Light Tank
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
    LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 141 Panzerkampfwagen III (PzKpfW III) / Panzer 3
    SdKfz 141 Panzerkampfwagen III (PzKpfW III) / Panzer 3
    Type: Light / Medium Tank
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
    Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
    Type: Air-Droppable Light Tank
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn m/38 (Strv m/38)
    Stridsvagn m/38 (Strv m/38)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 265 Panzerbefehlswagen
    SdKfz 265 Panzerbefehlswagen
    Type: Command Tank
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk III (A13 Mark I)
    Cruiser Tank Mk III (A13 Mark I)
    Type: Combat Fast Tank / Cruiser Tank
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the 4TP (PZlnz 140)
    4TP (PZlnz 140)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the T-38
    T-38
    Type: Amphibious Light Tank
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 97 Te-Ke
    Type 97 Te-Ke
    Type: Infantry Support / Reconnaissance Tankette
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the 7TP
    7TP
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 121 Panzerkampfwagen II (PzKpfW II) / Panzer 2
    SdKfz 121 Panzerkampfwagen II (PzKpfW II) / Panzer 2
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the LT vz. 35 / PzKpfW 35(t)
    LT vz. 35 / PzKpfW 35(t)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
    Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Hotchkiss H35
    Hotchkiss H35
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault R35 (Char leger Modele 1935 R)
    Renault R35 (Char leger Modele 1935 R)
    Type: Light Tank / Infantry Support Vehicle
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)
    Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the AH-IV
    AH-IV
    Type: Tankette
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the M2 (Light Tank, M2)
    M2 (Light Tank, M2)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato L3 (Series)
    Carro Armato L3 (Series)
    Type: Tankette / Light Tank
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 101 Panzerkampfwagen I (PzKpfW I) / Panzer 1
    SdKfz 101 Panzerkampfwagen I (PzKpfW I) / Panzer 1
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    Type: Light Fast Tank
     
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn L-60 (Strv L-60)
    Stridsvagn L-60 (Strv L-60)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the LT vz. 34
    LT vz. 34
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Tancik vz. 33
    Tancik vz. 33
    Type: Tankette
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Commercial Light Tank
    Vickers Commercial Light Tank
    Type: Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV) / Infantry Support Vehicle
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the M1 (Light Tank, M1 / M1 Combat Car)
    M1 (Light Tank, M1 / M1 Combat Car)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the T-37A
    T-37A
    Type: Amphibious Light Tank
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    Type: Light Fast Tank
     
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 92 Jyu-Sokosha
    Type 92 Jyu-Sokosha
    Type: Armored Car / Tankette / Light Tank
     
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    Type: Fast Light Tank
     
    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Mk II (Light Tank, Mk II)
    Vickers Mk II (Light Tank, Mk II)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the T-26
    T-26
    Type: Infantry Light Tank
     
    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault Char D1
    Renault Char D1
    Type: Armored Fighting Vehicle
     
    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the T-18 (MS-1)
    T-18 (MS-1)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
    Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers D3E1 Wheel-cum-Track Machine
    Vickers D3E1 Wheel-cum-Track Machine
    Type: Experimental Armored Vehicle Design
     
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the Morris-Martel Tankette
    Morris-Martel Tankette
    Type: Light Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
     
    1923
    Thumbnail picture of the FIAT 3000 (Carro d-assalto 3000 / L.5 Series)
    FIAT 3000 (Carro d-assalto 3000 / L.5 Series)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1922
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn m/21 (Strv m/21)
    Stridsvagn m/21 (Strv m/21)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Ford Model 1918 3-ton (M1918)
    Ford Model 1918 3-ton (M1918)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Leichter Kampfwagen I (LK I)
    Leichter Kampfwagen I (LK I)
    Type: Prototype Light Tank
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Leichter Kampfwagen II (LK II)
    Leichter Kampfwagen II (LK II)
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the M1917 6-ton
    M1917 6-ton
    Type: Tank
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault FT-17
    Renault FT-17
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Char d'Assault Schneider (Schneider CA)
    Char d'Assault Schneider (Schneider CA)
    Type: Assault Tank