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Cold War U.S. Tanks (1947-1991)


Military History | East vs West

The United States was forced to counter every armor development of the Soviet Union in the event they should one day square off against one another in Europe.

There are a total of [ 35 ] Cold War U.S. Tanks (1947-1991) entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.




1
Picture of the AAI Rapid Deployment Force / Light Tank (RDF / LT)
National Flag Graphic
1980
AAI Rapid Deployment Force / Light Tank (RDF / LT)
Light Tank Prototype / Pilot Vehicle
2
Picture of the AAV-7 (LVTP-7)
National Flag Graphic
1972
AAV-7 (LVTP-7)
Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
3
Picture of the Chrysler TV-8
National Flag Graphic
1954
Chrysler TV-8
Medium Amphibious Combat Tank Concept
4
Picture of the Half-Track Car M2
National Flag Graphic
1940
Half-Track Car M2
Half-Track Multi-Purpose Armored Personnel Carrier
5
Picture of the Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-2 / LVT-4) (Alligator / Water Buffalo)
National Flag Graphic
1941
Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-2 / LVT-4) (Alligator / Water Buffalo)
Amphibious Personnel Carrier
6
Picture of the LAV-25 (Light Armored Vehicle 25)
National Flag Graphic
1983
LAV-25 (Light Armored Vehicle 25)
8x8 Wheeled Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle
7
Picture of the M1 Abrams
National Flag Graphic
1980
M1 Abrams
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
8
Picture of the M103 (Tank, Combat, Full Tracked, 120-mm, M103)
National Flag Graphic
1957
M103 (Tank, Combat, Full Tracked, 120-mm, M103)
Heavy Tank
9
Picture of the M113 APC
National Flag Graphic
1960
M113 APC
Tracked Armored Personnel Carrier
10
Picture of the M114 CRV
National Flag Graphic
1962
M114 CRV
Command and Reconnaissance Vehicle
11
Picture of the M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS)
National Flag Graphic
1969
M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS)
Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun
12
Picture of the M2 Bradley
National Flag Graphic
1981
M2 Bradley
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
13
Picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
National Flag Graphic
1944
M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
Reconnaissance Light Tank
14
Picture of the M26 Pershing
National Flag Graphic
1945
M26 Pershing
Heavy Tank / Medium Tank
15
Picture of the M3 Bradley
National Flag Graphic
1983
M3 Bradley
Cavalry Fighting Vehicle (CFV) / Armored Reconnaissance Scout Tracked Combat Vehicle
16
Picture of the M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
National Flag Graphic
1942
M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
Medium Tank
17
Picture of the M41 Walker Bulldog
National Flag Graphic
1951
M41 Walker Bulldog
Light Tank (LT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
18
Picture of the M46 Patton (General Patton)
National Flag Graphic
1950
M46 Patton (General Patton)
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
19
Picture of the M47 (Patton II)
National Flag Graphic
1951
M47 (Patton II)
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
20
Picture of the M48 Patton
National Flag Graphic
1952
M48 Patton
Medium Tank
21
Picture of the M4A3(76)W HVSS Sherman (Easy Eight / M4A3E8)
National Flag Graphic
1944
M4A3(76)W HVSS Sherman (Easy Eight / M4A3E8)
Upped-Gunned Medium Tank
22
Picture of the M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
National Flag Graphic
1942
M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
Light Tank (LT)
23
Picture of the M551 Sheridan
National Flag Graphic
1968
M551 Sheridan
Armored Reconnaissance Airborne Assault Vehicle
24
Picture of the M60 (Patton)
National Flag Graphic
1960
M60 (Patton)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
25
Picture of the MBT-70 (KPz-70)
National Flag Graphic
1965
MBT-70 (KPz-70)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
26
Picture of the MOWAG Piranha
National Flag Graphic
1972
MOWAG Piranha
8x8 Wheeled Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
27
Picture of the MT-LB (M1970)
National Flag Graphic
1968
MT-LB (M1970)
Multi-Purpose Tracked Vehicle
28
Picture of the Rheinmetall Landsysteme Wiesel (Weasel)
National Flag Graphic
1989
Rheinmetall Landsysteme Wiesel (Weasel)
Lightweight Armored Weapons Carrier / Tankette
29
Picture of the Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
Tank Destroyer / Medium Tank
30
Picture of the Sherman Jumbo (Medium Tank, M4A3E2)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Sherman Jumbo (Medium Tank, M4A3E2)
Up-Armored Medium Tank / Assault Tank
31
Picture of the T-54
National Flag Graphic
1949
T-54
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
32
Picture of the T-62
National Flag Graphic
1961
T-62
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
33
Picture of the T28 Super Heavy Tank (Gun Motor Carriage T95)
National Flag Graphic
1945
T28 Super Heavy Tank (Gun Motor Carriage T95)
Self-Propelled Gun / Heavy Tank Prototype
34
Picture of the T29 (Heavy Tank T29)
National Flag Graphic
1944
T29 (Heavy Tank T29)
Heavy Tank Prototype Vehicle
35
Picture of the T30 (Heavy Tank T30)
National Flag Graphic
1945
T30 (Heavy Tank T30)
Heavy Tank Prototype
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