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Light Tanks


Armored Warfare | Battlefield

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 [ 121 ] Light Tanks entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.




1
Picture of the 2S25 (Sprut-SD)
National Flag Graphic
2007
2S25 (Sprut-SD)
Self-Propelled Tank Destroyer / Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
2
Picture of the 38M Toldi
National Flag Graphic
1940
38M Toldi
Light Tank
3
Picture of the 4TP (PZlnz 140)
National Flag Graphic
1937
4TP (PZlnz 140)
Light Tank
4
Picture of the 7TP
National Flag Graphic
1936
7TP
Light Tank
5
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
6
Picture of the AH-IV
National Flag Graphic
1936
AH-IV
Tankette
7
Picture of the Alvis FV101 Scorpion
National Flag Graphic
1973
Alvis FV101 Scorpion
Light Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle
8
Picture of the Alvis FV107 Scimitar
National Flag Graphic
1971
Alvis FV107 Scimitar
Armed Reconnaissance Vehicle
9
Picture of the Alvis Sabre
National Flag Graphic
1995
Alvis Sabre
Reconnaissance Light Tank
10
Picture of the AMX-13
National Flag Graphic
1952
AMX-13
Light Tank (LT)
11
Picture of the Antonov An-40 (Glider Tank)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Antonov An-40 (Glider Tank)
Prototype, Air-Droppable Glider Tank
12
Picture of the Aufklarungspanzerwagen 38 (2cm) (SdKfz 140/1)
National Flag Graphic
1943
Aufklarungspanzerwagen 38 (2cm) (SdKfz 140/1)
Armored Fast Reconnaissance Tank / Light Tank Destroyer
13
Picture of the Bernardini X1A (Stuart)
National Flag Graphic
1973
Bernardini X1A (Stuart)
Light Tank (LT)
14
Picture of the BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
National Flag Graphic
1969
BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
15
Picture of the BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
National Flag Graphic
1985
BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
16
Picture of the BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
National Flag Graphic
1990
BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
17
Picture of the BMD-4 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
National Flag Graphic
2005
BMD-4 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Light Infantry Fighting Vehicle (LIFV)
18
Picture of the BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
National Flag Graphic
1966
BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
19
Picture of the BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
National Flag Graphic
1982
BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
20
Picture of the BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
National Flag Graphic
1987
BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
21
Picture of the BNCFM SIBMAS
National Flag Graphic
1983
BNCFM SIBMAS
6x6 Wheeled Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
22
Picture of the Bob Semple Tank
National Flag Graphic
1942
Bob Semple Tank
Tractor-Tank Prototype
23
Picture of the BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
National Flag Graphic
1932
BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
Fast Light Tank
24
Picture of the BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
National Flag Graphic
1933
BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
Light Fast Tank
25
Picture of the BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
National Flag Graphic
1934
BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
Light Fast Tank
26
Picture of the BT-SV (Stalin-Woroshilov)
National Flag Graphic
1938
BT-SV (Stalin-Woroshilov)
Fast Battle Tank Prototype
27
Picture of the Cadillac Gage Stingray
National Flag Graphic
1988
Cadillac Gage Stingray
Light Tank
28
Picture of the Carro Armato L3 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1935
Carro Armato L3 (Series)
Tankette / Light Tank
29
Picture of the Carro Armato L3-35Lf (Lanciafiamme)
National Flag Graphic
1940
Carro Armato L3-35Lf (Lanciafiamme)
Mobile Flamethrower Tankette
30
Picture of the Carro Armato L6/40
National Flag Graphic
1940
Carro Armato L6/40
Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
31
Picture of the Char d'Assault Schneider (Schneider CA)
National Flag Graphic
1916
Char d'Assault Schneider (Schneider CA)
Tracked Assault Vehicle
32
Picture of the CIO Centauro II
National Flag Graphic
2022
CIO Centauro II
8x8 Wheeled Tank Destroyer
33
Picture of the Combat Vehicle 90 / Stridsfordon 90 (CV90 / Strf 90
National Flag Graphic
1993
Combat Vehicle 90 / Stridsfordon 90 (CV90 / Strf 90
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
34
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk III (A13 Mark I)
National Flag Graphic
1938
Cruiser Tank Mk III (A13 Mark I)
Combat Fast Tank / Cruiser Tank
35
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk IV (A13)
National Flag Graphic
1940
Cruiser Tank Mk IV (A13)
Cruiser Tank
36
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk V Covenanter (A13)
National Flag Graphic
1940
Cruiser Tank Mk V Covenanter (A13)
Cruiser Tank
37
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VII Cavalier (A24)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Cruiser Tank Mk VII Cavalier (A24)
Light Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle
38
Picture of the CV90120 (CV90120-T / CV90-120)
National Flag Graphic
2001
CV90120 (CV90120-T / CV90-120)
Light Tank / Tank Destroyer (TD)
39
Picture of the FIAT 3000 (Carro d-assalto 3000 / L.5 Series)
National Flag Graphic
1923
FIAT 3000 (Carro d-assalto 3000 / L.5 Series)
Light Tank
40
Picture of the Ford Model 1918 3-ton (M1918)
National Flag Graphic
1918
Ford Model 1918 3-ton (M1918)
Light Tank Combat Vehicle
41
Picture of the Hotchkiss H35
National Flag Graphic
1936
Hotchkiss H35
Light Tank
42
Picture of the Hotchkiss H39
National Flag Graphic
1939
Hotchkiss H39
Fast Reconnaissance Light Tank
43
Picture of the Jagdpanzer SK 105 Kurassier
National Flag Graphic
1971
Jagdpanzer SK 105 Kurassier
Light Tank / Tank Destroyer (TD)
44
Picture of the JSC Uran-9
National Flag Graphic
2015
JSC Uran-9
Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle (UGCV)
45
Picture of the KMW Boxer
National Flag Graphic
2027
KMW Boxer
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Battle Tank
46
Picture of the Leichter Kampfwagen I (LK I)
National Flag Graphic
1918
Leichter Kampfwagen I (LK I)
Prototype Light Tank
47
Picture of the Leichter Kampfwagen II (LK II)
National Flag Graphic
1918
Leichter Kampfwagen II (LK II)
Light Tank Prototype
48
Picture of the Leichttraktor Vs.Kfz.31
National Flag Graphic
1930
Leichttraktor Vs.Kfz.31
Light Tank Prototype / Tank Trainer
49
Picture of the Light Tank Mk VIII (A25) (Harry Hopkins)
National Flag Graphic
1943
Light Tank Mk VIII (A25) (Harry Hopkins)
Light Tank
50
Picture of the LT vz. 34
National Flag Graphic
1934
LT vz. 34
Light Tank
51
Picture of the LT vz. 35 / PzKpfW 35(t)
National Flag Graphic
1936
LT vz. 35 / PzKpfW 35(t)
Light Tank
52
Picture of the LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
National Flag Graphic
1939
LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
Light Tank
53
Picture of the M1 (Light Tank, M1 / M1 Combat Car)
National Flag Graphic
1933
M1 (Light Tank, M1 / M1 Combat Car)
Light Tank
54
Picture of the M1917 6-ton
National Flag Graphic
1918
M1917 6-ton
Light Two-Man Combat Tank
55
Picture of the M2 (Light Tank, M2)
National Flag Graphic
1935
M2 (Light Tank, M2)
Light Tank
56
Picture of the M22 Locust (Light Tank, Airborne, M22)
National Flag Graphic
1943
M22 Locust (Light Tank, Airborne, M22)
Airborne Infantry Light Tank
57
Picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
National Flag Graphic
1944
M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
Reconnaissance Light Tank
58
Picture of the M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
National Flag Graphic
1941
M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
Light Tank (LT)
59
Picture of the M41 Walker Bulldog
National Flag Graphic
1951
M41 Walker Bulldog
Light Tank (LT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
60
Picture of the M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
National Flag Graphic
1942
M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
Light Tank (LT)
61
Picture of the M551 Sheridan
National Flag Graphic
1968
M551 Sheridan
Armored Reconnaissance Airborne Assault Vehicle
62
Picture of the Marmon-Herrington CTLS (CTL)
National Flag Graphic
1935
Marmon-Herrington CTLS (CTL)
Light Tank / Tankette
63
Picture of the Morris-Martel Tankette
National Flag Graphic
1927
Morris-Martel Tankette
Light Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
64
Picture of the NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
National Flag Graphic
1941
NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
Improvised Light Tank
65
Picture of the NORINCO Type 62 (WZ131)
National Flag Graphic
1963
NORINCO Type 62 (WZ131)
Light Tank Combat Vehicle
66
Picture of the NORINCO Type 63 (WZ211)
National Flag Graphic
1963
NORINCO Type 63 (WZ211)
Amphibious Light Tank
67
Picture of the NORINCO ZBD2000 (Z-Series)
National Flag Graphic
2006
NORINCO ZBD2000 (Z-Series)
Amphibious ARV / IFV / Light Tank
68
Picture of the NORINCO ZTQ-15 (Type 15 / VT-5)
National Flag Graphic
2021
NORINCO ZTQ-15 (Type 15 / VT-5)
Light Tank
69
Picture of the OBRUM PL-01
National Flag Graphic
2018
OBRUM PL-01
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Fire Support Vehicle Concept
70
Picture of the Panhard EBR (Engin Blinde de Reconnaissance)
National Flag Graphic
1951
Panhard EBR (Engin Blinde de Reconnaissance)
Heavy Armored Car / Reconnaissance Light Tank
71
Picture of the PT-76
National Flag Graphic
1952
PT-76
Amphibious Light Tank Combat Vehicle
72
Picture of the Renault AMR-33 (Renault VM)
National Flag Graphic
1933
Renault AMR-33 (Renault VM)
Light Cavalry Tank
73
Picture of the Renault Char D1
National Flag Graphic
1931
Renault Char D1
Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
74
Picture of the Renault FT-17
National Flag Graphic
1917
Renault FT-17
Light Tank
75
Picture of the Renault R35 (Char leger Modele 1935 R)
National Flag Graphic
1936
Renault R35 (Char leger Modele 1935 R)
Light / Infantry Support Tank
76
Picture of the Renault R40 (Char leger Modele 1935 R Modifie 1939)
National Flag Graphic
1940
Renault R40 (Char leger Modele 1935 R Modifie 1939)
Light / Infantry Support Tank
77
Picture of the Schofield Tank
National Flag Graphic
1942
Schofield Tank
Light Tank Prototype
78
Picture of the Schutzenpanzer SPz 11-2 Kurz
National Flag Graphic
1958
Schutzenpanzer SPz 11-2 Kurz
Tracked Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV)
79
Picture of the SdKfz 101 Panzer I
National Flag Graphic
1935
SdKfz 101 Panzer I
Light Tank
80
Picture of the SdKfz 121 Panzer II
National Flag Graphic
1936
SdKfz 121 Panzer II
Light Tank
81
Picture of the SdKfz 123 Panzerspahwagen II (Luchs)
National Flag Graphic
1943
SdKfz 123 Panzerspahwagen II (Luchs)
Fast Reconnaissance Light Tank
82
Picture of the SdKfz 141 Panzer III
National Flag Graphic
1939
SdKfz 141 Panzer III
Light / Medium Tank
83
Picture of the SdKfz 265 Panzerbefehlswagen
National Flag Graphic
1938
SdKfz 265 Panzerbefehlswagen
Command Tank
84
Picture of the Stridsvagn 74 (Strv 74)
National Flag Graphic
1958
Stridsvagn 74 (Strv 74)
Light Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
85
Picture of the Stridsvagn L-60 (Strv L-60)
National Flag Graphic
1934
Stridsvagn L-60 (Strv L-60)
Light Tank
86
Picture of the Stridsvagn m/21 (Strv m/21)
National Flag Graphic
1922
Stridsvagn m/21 (Strv m/21)
Light Tank
87
Picture of the Stridsvagn m/38 (Strv m/38)
National Flag Graphic
1938
Stridsvagn m/38 (Strv m/38)
Light Tank
88
Picture of the Stridsvagn m/39 (Strv m/39)
National Flag Graphic
1940
Stridsvagn m/39 (Strv m/39)
Light Tank
89
Picture of the Stridsvagn m/40 (Strv m/40)
National Flag Graphic
1941
Stridsvagn m/40 (Strv m/40)
Light Tank
90
Picture of the T-111 (Object 111)
National Flag Graphic
1938
T-111 (Object 111)
Light Tank / Infantry Support Tank Prototype
91
Picture of the T-18 (MS-1)
National Flag Graphic
1928
T-18 (MS-1)
Light Tank
92
Picture of the T-23
National Flag Graphic
1929
T-23
Tankette / Light Tracked Combat Vehicle Prototype
93
Picture of the T-25 (STZ-25)
National Flag Graphic
1938
T-25 (STZ-25)
Light Tank Prototype
94
Picture of the T-26
National Flag Graphic
1931
T-26
Infantry Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
95
Picture of the T-27
National Flag Graphic
1931
T-27
Tankette / Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
96
Picture of the T-37A
National Flag Graphic
1933
T-37A
Amphibious Light Tank (LT) / Infantry Support Vehicle
97
Picture of the T-38
National Flag Graphic
1937
T-38
Amphibious Light Tank
98
Picture of the T-40
National Flag Graphic
1941
T-40
Amphibious Light Tank
99
Picture of the T-41
National Flag Graphic
1933
T-41
Amphibious Light Tank
100
Picture of the T-46
National Flag Graphic
1935
T-46
Light Tank Prototype
101
Picture of the T-50
National Flag Graphic
1941
T-50
Light Infantry Tank
102
Picture of the T-60
National Flag Graphic
1941
T-60
Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
103
Picture of the T-70
National Flag Graphic
1942
T-70
Light Tank (LT)
104
Picture of the T-80 (Object 080)
National Flag Graphic
1943
T-80 (Object 080)
Light Tank
105
Picture of the T1 Light Tank (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1927
T1 Light Tank (Series)
Prototype Combat Vehicle Series
106
Picture of the TAMSE TAM (Tanque Argentino Mediano)
National Flag Graphic
1983
TAMSE TAM (Tanque Argentino Mediano)
Light Tank / Medium Tank
107
Picture of the Tancik vz. 33
National Flag Graphic
1934
Tancik vz. 33
Tankette
108
Picture of the Textron Systems RIPSAW M5
National Flag Graphic
2025
Textron Systems RIPSAW M5
Modular Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV)
109
Picture of the Tucker Tiger Tank (Tucker Armored Car)
National Flag Graphic
1938
Tucker Tiger Tank (Tucker Armored Car)
4x2 Wheeled Armored Car
110
Picture of the Type 2 Ka-Mi
National Flag Graphic
1942
Type 2 Ka-Mi
Amphibious Tank / Light Tank
111
Picture of the Type 85 (YW531H)
National Flag Graphic
1985
Type 85 (YW531H)
Light Amphibious Tank
112
Picture of the Type 92 Jyu-Sokosha
National Flag Graphic
1932
Type 92 Jyu-Sokosha
Armored Car / Tankette / Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
113
Picture of the Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
National Flag Graphic
1936
Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
Light Tank
114
Picture of the Type 97 Te-Ke
National Flag Graphic
1937
Type 97 Te-Ke
Infantry Support / Reconnaissance Tankette
115
Picture of the Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
National Flag Graphic
1928
Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
Light Tank
116
Picture of the Vickers Commercial Light Tank
National Flag Graphic
1933
Vickers Commercial Light Tank
Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV) / Infantry Support Vehicle
117
Picture of the Vickers D3E1 Wheel-cum-Track Machine
National Flag Graphic
1928
Vickers D3E1 Wheel-cum-Track Machine
Experimental Military Vehicle
118
Picture of the Vickers Mk II (Light Tank, Mk II)
National Flag Graphic
1931
Vickers Mk II (Light Tank, Mk II)
Light Tank
119
Picture of the Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)
National Flag Graphic
1936
Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)
Light / Reconnaissance Tank
120
Picture of the Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
National Flag Graphic
1938
Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
Air-Droppable Light Tank
121
Picture of the XM8 / M8 Armored Gun System (AGS) (Close Combat Vehicle - Light)
National Flag Graphic
1996
XM8 / M8 Armored Gun System (AGS) (Close Combat Vehicle - Light)
Light Tank Prototype
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