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Cold War Tanks (1947-1991)

The Cold War saw a surge in tank design and production with each side attempting to out-do the other through evermore impressive end-products.

Cold War Tanks (1947-1991)

The Cold War saw a surge in tank design and production with each side attempting to out-do the other through evermore impressive end-products.

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There are a total of 109 Cold War Tanks (1947-1991) 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.



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A
1
1980
Picture of the AAI Rapid Deplyment Force / Light Tank (RDF / LT)
AAI Rapid Deplyment Force / Light Tank (RDF / LT)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank Prototype
A
2
1973
Picture of the Alvis FV101 Scorpion
Alvis FV101 Scorpion
National Flag Graphic
Reconnaissance Vehicle
A
3
1971
Picture of the Alvis FV107 Scimitar
Alvis FV107 Scimitar
National Flag Graphic
Armed Reconnaissance Vehicle
A
4
1952
Picture of the AMX-13
AMX-13
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank (LT)
A
5
1966
Picture of the AMX-30
AMX-30
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
A
6
1979
Picture of the AMX-32
AMX-32
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
A
7
1986
Picture of the AMX-40
AMX-40
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
A
8
1953
Picture of the AMX-50
AMX-50
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Project
A
9
1949
Picture of the ARL 44
ARL 44
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank
B
10
1983
Picture of the Bernardini MB-3 Tamoyo
Bernardini MB-3 Tamoyo
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
B
11
1973
Picture of the Bernardini X1A (Stuart)
Bernardini X1A (Stuart)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank (LT)
B
12
1969
Picture of the BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
B
13
1985
Picture of the BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
B
14
1966
Picture of the BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
B
15
1982
Picture of the BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
B
16
1983
Picture of the BNCFM SIBMAS
BNCFM SIBMAS
National Flag Graphic
6x6 Wheeled Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
C
17
1988
Picture of the Cadillac Gage Stingray
Cadillac Gage Stingray
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank
C
18
1940
Picture of the Carro Armato L6/40
Carro Armato L6/40
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
C
19
1945
Picture of the Centurion (A41)
Centurion (A41)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
C
20
1983
Picture of the Challenger 1
Challenger 1
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
C
21
1965
Picture of the Chieftain
Chieftain
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
C
22
1981
Picture of the Chonma-ho (Pegasus)
Chonma-ho (Pegasus)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
C
23
1954
Picture of the Chrysler TV-8
Chrysler TV-8
National Flag Graphic
Medium Amphibious Combat Tank Concept
C
24
1943
Picture of the Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
National Flag Graphic
Flame-Throwing Combat Tank
C
25
1941
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VI Crusader (A15)
Cruiser Tank Mk VI Crusader (A15)
National Flag Graphic
Cruiser Tank
C
26
1943
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
National Flag Graphic
Cruiser Tank / Medium Tank
D
27
1978
Picture of the Denel Olifant (Elephant)
Denel Olifant (Elephant)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
D
28
1996
Picture of the DIO T-72Z (T-55)
DIO T-72Z (T-55)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
E
29
1987
Picture of the Engesa EE-T1 Osorio
Engesa EE-T1 Osorio
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Project
F
30
1955
Picture of the FV214 Conqueror
FV214 Conqueror
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank
H
31
1936
Picture of the Hotchkiss H35
Hotchkiss H35
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank
H
32
1939
Picture of the Hotchkiss H39
Hotchkiss H39
National Flag Graphic
Fast Reconnaissance Light Tank
I
33
1939
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Tank
I
34
1941
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Tank
I
35
1943
Picture of the IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
I
36
1953
Picture of the IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
I
37
1943
Picture of the IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
I
38
1945
Picture of the IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
J
39
1971
Picture of the Jagdpanzer SK 105 Kurassier
Jagdpanzer SK 105 Kurassier
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank / Tank Destroyer (TD)
K
40
1981
Picture of the Khalid (Sword)
Khalid (Sword)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank
L
41
1965
Picture of the Leopard 1
Leopard 1
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
L
42
1979
Picture of the Leopard 2
Leopard 2
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
L
43
1989
Picture of the Lion of Babylon (T-72M1)
Lion of Babylon (T-72M1)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
M
44
1980
Picture of the M1 Abrams
M1 Abrams
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
M
45
1957
Picture of the M103 (Tank, Combat, Full Tracked, 120-mm, M103)
M103 (Tank, Combat, Full Tracked, 120-mm, M103)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank
M
46
1944
Picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
National Flag Graphic
Reconnaissance Light Tank
M
47
1945
Picture of the M26 Pershing
M26 Pershing
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank / Medium Tank
M
48
1942
Picture of the M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
M
49
1951
Picture of the M41 Walker Bulldog
M41 Walker Bulldog
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank (LT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
M
50
1950
Picture of the M46 Patton (General Patton)
M46 Patton (General Patton)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
M
51
1951
Picture of the M47 (Patton II)
M47 (Patton II)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
M
52
1952
Picture of the M48 Patton
M48 Patton
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
M
53
1942
Picture of the M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank (LT)
M
54
1956
Picture of the M-50 / M-51 Isherman (Super Sherman)
M-50 / M-51 Isherman (Super Sherman)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
M
55
1968
Picture of the M551 Sheridan
M551 Sheridan
National Flag Graphic
Armored Reconnaissance Airborne Assault Vehicle
M
56
1960
Picture of the M60 (Patton)
M60 (Patton)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
M
57
1980
Picture of the M60 Super/AX (Super M60)
M60 Super/AX (Super M60)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle Upgrade
M
58
1985
Picture of the M-84 (MBT)
M-84 (MBT)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank
M
59
1968
Picture of the Magach (M48 / M60)
Magach (M48 / M60)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
M
60
1965
Picture of the MBT-70 (KPz-70)
MBT-70 (KPz-70)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
M
61
1979
Picture of the Merkava (Chariot)
Merkava (Chariot)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
N
62
1959
Picture of the NORINCO Type 59
NORINCO Type 59
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
N
63
1963
Picture of the NORINCO Type 62
NORINCO Type 62
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank Combat Vehicle
N
64
1963
Picture of the NORINCO Type 63 (WZ211)
NORINCO Type 63 (WZ211)
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Light Tank
N
65
1982
Picture of the NORINCO Type 69
NORINCO Type 69
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
N
66
1985
Picture of the NORINCO Type 80
NORINCO Type 80
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
N
67
1985
Picture of the NORINCO Type 85-II
NORINCO Type 85-II
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
O
68
1957
Picture of the Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
National Flag Graphic
Super Heavy Tank Project
O
69
1981
Picture of the OTO-Melara OF-40
OTO-Melara OF-40
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
P
70
1951
Picture of the Panhard EBR (Engin Blinde de Reconnaissance)
Panhard EBR (Engin Blinde de Reconnaissance)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Armored Car / Reconnaissance Light Tank
P
71
1958
Picture of the Panzer 58 (Pz 58)
Panzer 58 (Pz 58)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
P
72
1965
Picture of the Panzer 61 (Pz 61)
Panzer 61 (Pz 61)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
P
73
1971
Picture of the Panzer 68 (Pz 68)
Panzer 68 (Pz 68)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
P
74
1952
Picture of the PT-76
PT-76
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Light Tank Combat Vehicle
R
75
1936
Picture of the Renault R35 (Char leger Modele 1935 R)
Renault R35 (Char leger Modele 1935 R)
National Flag Graphic
Light / Infantry Support Tank
R
76
1986
Picture of the ROTEM K1 (Type 88)
ROTEM K1 (Type 88)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
S
77
1958
Picture of the Schutzenpanzer SPz 11-2 Kurz
Schutzenpanzer SPz 11-2 Kurz
National Flag Graphic
Tracked Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV)
S
78
1939
Picture of the SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
S
79
1943
Picture of the SdKfz 171 Panzerkampfwagen V Panther (PzKpfW V) / Panzer 5
SdKfz 171 Panzerkampfwagen V Panther (PzKpfW V) / Panzer 5
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
S
80
1944
Picture of the Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
National Flag Graphic
Tank Destroyer / Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
S
81
1944
Picture of the Sherman Jumbo (Medium Tank, M4A3E2)
Sherman Jumbo (Medium Tank, M4A3E2)
National Flag Graphic
Up-Armored Medium Tank / Assault Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
S
82
1970
Picture of the Sho't (Whip)
Sho't (Whip)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
S
83
1966
Picture of the Stridsvagn 103 (Strv 103) (S-Tank)
Stridsvagn 103 (Strv 103) (S-Tank)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
S
84
1953
Picture of the Stridsvagn 104 (Strv 104)
Stridsvagn 104 (Strv 104)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
S
85
1958
Picture of the Stridsvagn 74 (Strv 74)
Stridsvagn 74 (Strv 74)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
S
86
1943
Picture of the Stridsvagn m/42 (Strv m/42)
Stridsvagn m/42 (Strv m/42)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
T
87
1931
Picture of the T-26
T-26
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
T
88
1945
Picture of the T28 Super Heavy Tank (Gun Motor Carriage T95)
T28 Super Heavy Tank (Gun Motor Carriage T95)
National Flag Graphic
Self-Propelled Gun / Heavy Tank Prototype
T
89
1944
Picture of the T29 (Heavy Tank T29)
T29 (Heavy Tank T29)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Prototype Vehicle
T
90
1945
Picture of the T30 (Heavy Tank T30)
T30 (Heavy Tank T30)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Prototype
T
91
1940
Picture of the T-34
T-34
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
T
92
1943
Picture of the T-34/85
T-34/85
National Flag Graphic
Up-Gunned Medium Tank
T
93
1941
Picture of the T-40
T-40
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Light Tank
T
94
1944
Picture of the T-44
T-44
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
T
95
1949
Picture of the T-54
T-54
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
T
96
1958
Picture of the T-55
T-55
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
T
97
1961
Picture of the T-62
T-62
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
T
98
1966
Picture of the T-64
T-64
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
T
99
1972
Picture of the T-72 (Ural)
T-72 (Ural)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
T
100
1976
Picture of the T-80 (MBT)
T-80 (MBT)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank
T
101
1983
Picture of the TAMSE TAM (Tanque Argentino Mediano)
TAMSE TAM (Tanque Argentino Mediano)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank / Medium Tank
T
102
1977
Picture of the TR-580 (Tanc Romanesc Model 580)
TR-580 (Tanc Romanesc Model 580)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
T
103
1986
Picture of the TR-85 (Tanc Romanesc Model 85)
TR-85 (Tanc Romanesc Model 85)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
T
104
1961
Picture of the Type 61
Type 61
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
T
105
1975
Picture of the Type 74 (Nana-yon)
Type 74 (Nana-yon)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
T
106
1985
Picture of the Type 85 (YW531H)
Type 85 (YW531H)
National Flag Graphic
Light Amphibious Tank
T
107
1936
Picture of the Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank
V
108
1965
Picture of the Vickers MBT (VMBT)
Vickers MBT (VMBT)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank Armored Tracked Combat Vehicle
V
109
1936
Picture of the Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)
Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)
National Flag Graphic
Light / Reconnaissance Tank


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