Soviet-Afghan War Tanks, Vehicles, and Artillery (1979 - 1989)
The near-decade-long war saw the Soviet military fail to put down the Mujahideen insurgency - leading to a global military embarrassment for the occupiers.There are a total of 13 Soviet-Afghan War Tanks, Vehicles, and Artillery (1979 - 1989) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
The 2S3 Akatsiya Self-Propelled Artillery system was developed in response to the American M109 SPG of the 1960s....
The BM-27 Hurricane appeared in the late 1970s and was an eight-wheeled vehicle launching 220mm rockets....
The BMD-2 air-droppable infantry fighting vehicle was the next logical evolution of the BMD line of vehicles....
The Soviet-era BMP-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicle was quite a departure from previous infantry carrier designs, incorp...
The Soviet-era BMP-2 Infantry Fighting Vehicle of the 1980s is built upon the strengths of the preceding BMP-1 IFV ...
Once the mainstay of the Soviet motor rifle divisions, the BTR-60 series has continued service throughout the world...
The BTR-70 was seen as an improved BTR-60 APC, identifying more closely with the BTR-60PM models....
The T-62 Main Battle Tank was a further development of the successful T-54/T-55-series but failed to outright repla...
One of the most successful post-World War 2 tank designs, the Soviet-era T-72 Main Battle Tank succeeded the T-54/T...
The Technical has evolved much from the days of World War 1 and is heavily relied upon by irregular fighting forces...
The popular Soviet T-72 Main Battle Tank formed the basis of the TOS-1 rocket projecting system originating in the ...