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Cold War Soviet Tanks (1947-1991)


Military History | East vs West

With lessons garnered from World War 2, Soviet armored divisions were geared up to execute similar operations should the Cold War with the West ever have gone 'hot'.

There are a total of [ 39 ] Cold War Soviet 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.




1/39
National flag icon
1951
Picture of the ASU-57
ASU-57
Airborne Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Gun (SPATG)
2/39
National flag icon
1938
Picture of the BA-10 / BA-32
BA-10 / BA-32
6-Wheeled Heavy Armored Car / Security Vehicle
3/39
National flag icon
1969
Picture of the BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
4/39
National flag icon
1985
Picture of the BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
5/39
National flag icon
1966
Picture of the BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
6/39
National flag icon
1982
Picture of the BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
7/39
National flag icon
1960
Picture of the BTR-60
BTR-60
8x8 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC)
8/39
National flag icon
1972
Picture of the BTR-70
BTR-70
8x8 Wheeled Armored Personnel Carrier (APC)
9/39
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
Flame-Throwing Combat Tank
10/39
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
Cruiser Tank / Medium Tank
11/39
National flag icon
1940
Picture of the Half-Track Car M2
Half-Track Car M2
Half-Track Multi-Purpose Armored Personnel Carrier
12/39
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the Half-Track Car M9
Half-Track Car M9
Multi-role Armored Personnel Carrier (APC)
13/39
National flag icon
1939
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
Infantry Tank
14/39
National flag icon
1941
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
Infantry Tank
15/39
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
16/39
National flag icon
1953
Picture of the IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
17/39
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
18/39
National flag icon
1945
Picture of the IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
19/39
National flag icon
1941
Picture of the Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-2 / LVT-4) (Alligator / Water Buffalo)
Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-2 / LVT-4) (Alligator / Water Buffalo)
Amphibious Personnel Carrier
20/39
National flag icon
1944
Picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
Reconnaissance Light Tank
21/39
National flag icon
1942
Picture of the M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
Medium Tank
22/39
National flag icon
1942
Picture of the M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
Light Tank (LT)
23/39
National flag icon
1968
Picture of the MT-LB (M1970)
MT-LB (M1970)
Multi-Purpose Tracked Vehicle
24/39
National flag icon
1957
Picture of the Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
Super Heavy Tank Project
25/39
National flag icon
1952
Picture of the PT-76
PT-76
Amphibious Light Tank Combat Vehicle
26/39
National flag icon
1939
Picture of the SdKfz 161 Panzer IV
SdKfz 161 Panzer IV
Medium Tank
27/39
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the SdKfz 171 Panzer V / Panther
SdKfz 171 Panzer V / Panther
Medium Tank
28/39
National flag icon
1931
Picture of the T-26
T-26
Infantry Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
29/39
National flag icon
1940
Picture of the T-34
T-34
Medium Tank
30/39
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the T-34/85
T-34/85
Up-Gunned Medium Tank
31/39
National flag icon
1941
Picture of the T-40
T-40
Amphibious Light Tank
32/39
National flag icon
1944
Picture of the T-44
T-44
Medium Tank
33/39
National flag icon
1949
Picture of the T-54
T-54
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
34/39
National flag icon
1958
Picture of the T-55
T-55
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
35/39
National flag icon
1961
Picture of the T-62
T-62
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
36/39
National flag icon
1966
Picture of the T-64
T-64
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
37/39
National flag icon
1972
Picture of the T-72 (Ural)
T-72 (Ural)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
38/39
National flag icon
1976
Picture of the T-80 (MBT)
T-80 (MBT)
Main Battle Tank
39/39
National flag icon
1936
Picture of the Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
Light Tank
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