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  • Soviet Union Army Tanks from Origin to Present Day

    Soviet Union Army Tanks from Origin to Present Day

    For decades, the Soviet Union placed a high priority on fielding a large and capable armored fighting force - to be spearheaded by the all-important tank.





    There are a total of (56) Soviet Union Army 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.


    This listing also includes foreign-originated tanks adopted during the Soviet years as well as Lend-Lease tanks of World War 2. A complete list of Russian Tanks (including modern types and those passed on to the modern Russian military from the Soviet-era) can be found here.



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    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    Type: Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    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 BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    Type: Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    Type: Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the T-80
    T-80
    Type: Main Battle Tank (MBT)
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the T-72 (Ural)
    T-72 (Ural)
    Type: Main Battle Tank (MBT)
     
    1969
    Thumbnail picture of the BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
    Type: Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
     
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
    Type: Infantry Fighting Vehicle / Light Tank
     
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the T-64
    T-64
    Type: Main Battle Tank
     
    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the T-62
    T-62
    Type: Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
     
    1958
    Thumbnail picture of the T-55
    T-55
    Type: Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
     
    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
    Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
    Type: Super Heavy Tank
     
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
    IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
    Type: Heavy Tank
     
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the PT-76
    PT-76
    Type: Light Amphibious Tank
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the T-54
    T-54
    Type: Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
    IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
    Type: Heavy Tank
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the T-44
    T-44
    Type: Medium Tank (MBT)
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
    IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
    Type: Heavy Tank
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
    IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
    Type: Heavy Tank
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-85 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-85 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    Type: Heavy Tank
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
    Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
    Type: Flame-Throwing Combat Tank
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 171 Panzerkampfwagen V Panther (PzKpfW V) / Panzer 5
    SdKfz 171 Panzerkampfwagen V Panther (PzKpfW V) / Panzer 5
    Type: Medium Tank
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the T-34/85
    T-34/85
    Type: Medium Tank
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
    M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
    Type: Medium Tank
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the T-70
    T-70
    Type: Light Tank (LT)
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-13 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-13 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    Type: Super-Medium Tank Prototype
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-8 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-8 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    Type: Flamethrower Tank
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the T-40
    T-40
    Type: Amphibious Light Tank
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the T-60
    T-60
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
    NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
    Type: Improvised Light Tank
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
    M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
    Type: Medium 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 Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
    Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
    Type: Infantry Tank
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-2 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-2 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    Type: Heavy Tank / Assault Gun
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the T-34
    T-34
    Type: Medium Tank
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
    SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
    Type: Medium Tank
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-1 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-1 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    Type: Heavy 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
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
    Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
    Type: Air-Droppable Light Tank
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the T-38
    T-38
    Type: Amphibious 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 7TP
    7TP
    Type: Light Tank
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the T-35
    T-35
    Type: Heavy Tank
     
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    Type: Light Fast Tank
     
    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 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
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the T-28
    T-28
    Type: Medium Tank
     
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    Type: Fast Light Tank
     
    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the T-26
    T-26
    Type: Infantry Light Tank
     
    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
     
    1925
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Medium Mark II
    Vickers Medium Mark II
    Type: Medium Tank
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)
    Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)
    Type: Medium Tank
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank Mk V
    Tank Mk V
    Type: Heavy Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault FT-17
    Renault FT-17
    Type: Light Tank