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Modern Tanks

Despite its origins in World War 1, the tank continues to be the primary spearhead of any modern mechanized army today.

Modern Tanks

Despite its origins in World War 1, the tank continues to be the primary spearhead of any modern mechanized army today.

OVERVIEW



There are a total of 78 Modern Tanks(MBTs) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator. Future systems under consideration are also included in this listing as are light-class systems. Also consider our complete listing of solely Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) (including those no longer in service) and modern land equipment of the major armies of the world.





#1
2007
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 2S25 (Sprut-SD)
2S25 (Sprut-SD)
Self-Propelled Tank Destroyer / Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
#2
1971
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Picture of the Alvis FV107 Scimitar
Alvis FV107 Scimitar
Armed Reconnaissance Vehicle
#3
1992
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the AMX-56 Leclerc
AMX-56 Leclerc
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
#4
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
#5
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
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#6
1990
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
#7
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BMD-4 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-4 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Light Infantry Fighting Vehicle (LIFV)
#8
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
#9
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
#10
1987
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
#11
1988
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cadillac Gage Stingray
Cadillac Gage Stingray
Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
#12
1998
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Challenger 2
Challenger 2
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#13
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Chieftain
Chieftain
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#14
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Chonma-ho (Pegasus)
Chonma-ho (Pegasus)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#15
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CIO Ariete
CIO Ariete
Main Battle Tank (MBT) / Tracked Combat Vehicle
#16
1990
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CM-11 Brave Tiger (M48H)
CM-11 Brave Tiger (M48H)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#17
1993
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Combat Vehicle 90 / Stridsfordon 90 (CV90 / Strf 90
Combat Vehicle 90 / Stridsfordon 90 (CV90 / Strf 90
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
#18
2001
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CV90120 (CV90120-T / CV90-120)
CV90120 (CV90120-T / CV90-120)
Light Tank / Tank Destroyer (TD)
#19
1978
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Denel Olifant (Elephant)
Denel Olifant (Elephant)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#20
1996
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the DIO T-72Z (T-55)
DIO T-72Z (T-55)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#21
1996
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the DIO Zulfiqar
DIO Zulfiqar
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
#22
2004
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the DRDO Arjun (Lion)
DRDO Arjun (Lion)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#23
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Duro Dakovic M-95 Degman
Duro Dakovic M-95 Degman
Prototype Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#24
2001
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HIT Al Khalid (MBT 2000)
HIT Al Khalid (MBT 2000)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#25
2004
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HIT Al-Zarrar
HIT Al-Zarrar
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#26
1971
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Jagdpanzer SK 105 Kurassier
Jagdpanzer SK 105 Kurassier
Light Tank / Tank Destroyer (TD)
#27
2015
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JSC Uran-9
JSC Uran-9
Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle (UGCV)
#28
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Karrar (Striker)
Karrar (Striker)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#29
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Khalid (Sword)
Khalid (Sword)
Main Battle Tank
#30
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Leopard 1
Leopard 1
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#31
1979
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Leopard 2
Leopard 2
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#32
1980
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1 Abrams
M1 Abrams
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#33
1951
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M41 Walker Bulldog
M41 Walker Bulldog
Light Tank (LT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#34
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M60 (Patton)
M60 (Patton)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#35
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M-84 (MBT)
M-84 (MBT)
Main Battle Tank
#36
1979
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Merkava (Chariot)
Merkava (Chariot)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#37
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NORINCO MBT-3000 (VT-4)
NORINCO MBT-3000 (VT-4)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#38
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NORINCO Type 62
NORINCO Type 62
Light Tank Combat Vehicle
#39
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NORINCO Type 63 (WZ211)
NORINCO Type 63 (WZ211)
Amphibious Light Tank
#40
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NORINCO Type 80
NORINCO Type 80
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#41
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NORINCO Type 85-II
NORINCO Type 85-II
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#42
1998
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NORINCO Type 99 (ZTZ-99 / WZ-123)
NORINCO Type 99 (ZTZ-99 / WZ-123)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#43
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NORINCO VT-5
NORINCO VT-5
Light Tank
#44
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NORINCO ZBD2000 (Z-Series)
NORINCO ZBD2000 (Z-Series)
Amphibious ARV / IFV / Light Tank
#45
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the OBRUM PL-01
OBRUM PL-01
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Fire Support Vehicle Concept
#46
2015
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Otokar Altay
Otokar Altay
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#47
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the OTO-Melara OF-40
OTO-Melara OF-40
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
#48
1992
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Pokpung-ho (Storm Tiger) (M-2002)
Pokpung-ho (Storm Tiger) (M-2002)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#49
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the PT-91 Twardy
PT-91 Twardy
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#50
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ramses II (T-54E)
Ramses II (T-54E)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#51
1986
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ROTEM K1 (Type 88)
ROTEM K1 (Type 88)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#52
2013
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ROTEM K2 (Black Panther)
ROTEM K2 (Black Panther)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#53
2007
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sabra (M60T)
Sabra (M60T)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
#54
1998
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Stridsvagn 122 (Strv 122)
Stridsvagn 122 (Strv 122)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
#55
2016
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-14 (Armata) (Object 148)
T-14 (Armata) (Object 148)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#56
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-34
T-34
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
#57
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-54
T-54
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#58
1958
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-55
T-55
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#59
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-62
T-62
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#60
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-64
T-64
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#61
1972
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-72 (Ural)
T-72 (Ural)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#62
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-72M4 CZ (T-72M1)
T-72M4 CZ (T-72M1)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#63
1976
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-80 (MBT)
T-80 (MBT)
Main Battle Tank
#64
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-84 (Oplot)
T-84 (Oplot)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#65
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-90
T-90
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#66
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-90M Bhishma
T-90M Bhishma
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
#67
2013
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-99 Armata (Universal Combat Platform - UCP)
T-99 Armata (Universal Combat Platform - UCP)
Concept Multirole Armored Vehicle
#68
1983
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the TAMSE TAM (Tanque Argentino Mediano)
TAMSE TAM (Tanque Argentino Mediano)
Light Tank / Medium Tank
#69
1991
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the TR-125 (Tanc Romanesc Model 125)
TR-125 (Tanc Romanesc Model 125)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Pilot Vehicle
#70
1977
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the TR-580 (Tanc Romanesc Model 580)
TR-580 (Tanc Romanesc Model 580)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
#71
1986
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the TR-85 (Tanc Romanesc Model 85)
TR-85 (Tanc Romanesc Model 85)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
#72
2012
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 10 MBT
Type 10 MBT
Main Battle Tank / Tracked Combat Vehicle
#73
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 74 (Nana-yon)
Type 74 (Nana-yon)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
#74
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 85 (YW531H)
Type 85 (YW531H)
Light Amphibious Tank
#75
1992
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 90 (Kyu-maru)
Type 90 (Kyu-maru)
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Combat Vehicle
#76
1997
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 96 (MBT)
Type 96 (MBT)
Main Battle Tank
#77
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vickers MBT (VMBT)
Vickers MBT (VMBT)
Main Battle Tank Armored Tracked Combat Vehicle
#78
1996
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Picture of the XM8 / M8 Armored Gun System (AGS) (Close Combat Vehicle - Light)
XM8 / M8 Armored Gun System (AGS) (Close Combat Vehicle - Light)
Light Tank Prototype