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Tanks of the Soviet Union (1917-1991)

For decades, the Soviet Union placed a high priority on fielding a large and capable armored fighting force - to be spearheaded by the all-important tank.

Tanks of the Soviet Union (1917-1991)

For decades, the Soviet Union placed a high priority on fielding a large and capable armored fighting force - to be spearheaded by the all-important tank.

OVERVIEW



There are a total of 81 Tanks of the Soviet Union (1917-1991) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service ascending (A-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator. Experimental and conceptual vehicles are also included in this listing.

This listing also includes foreign-originated tanks adopted during the Soviet years as well as Lend-Lease tanks of World War 2 (1939-1944). Also consider our listing of former and current tanks of the Russian Army




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R
1
1917
Picture of the Renault FT-17
Renault FT-17
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank
M
2
1918
Picture of the Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)
Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
T
3
1918
Picture of the Tank Mk V
Tank Mk V
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
V
4
1925
Picture of the Vickers Medium Mark II
Vickers Medium Mark II
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
T
5
1928
Picture of the T-18 (MS-1)
T-18 (MS-1)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank
V
6
1928
Picture of the Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank
T
7
1929
Picture of the T-23
T-23
National Flag Graphic
Tankette / Light Tracked Combat Vehicle Prototype
T
8
1931
Picture of the T-27
T-27
National Flag Graphic
Tankette / Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
T
9
1931
Picture of the T-24
T-24
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank Prototype
T
10
1931
Picture of the T-26
T-26
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
T
11
1932
Picture of the T-42
T-42
National Flag Graphic
Super-Heavy Tank Project
B
12
1932
Picture of the BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
National Flag Graphic
Fast Light Tank
T
13
1933
Picture of the T-37A
T-37A
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Light Tank (LT) / Infantry Support Vehicle
B
14
1933
Picture of the BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
National Flag Graphic
Light Fast Tank
T
15
1933
Picture of the T-41
T-41
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Light Tank
V
16
1933
Picture of the Vickers Commercial Light Tank
Vickers Commercial Light Tank
National Flag Graphic
Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV) / Infantry Support Vehicle
T
17
1933
Picture of the T-28
T-28
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
T
18
1934
Picture of the T-29
T-29
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank Prototype
B
19
1934
Picture of the BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
National Flag Graphic
Light Fast Tank
T
20
1935
Picture of the T-46
T-46
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank Prototype
T
21
1935
Picture of the T-35
T-35
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank
T
22
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
7
23
1936
Picture of the 7TP
7TP
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank
T
24
1937
Picture of the T-38
T-38
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Light Tank
V
25
1938
Picture of the Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
National Flag Graphic
Air-Droppable Light Tank
T
26
1938
Picture of the T-25 (STZ-25)
T-25 (STZ-25)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank Prototype
T
27
1938
Picture of the T-111 (Object 111)
T-111 (Object 111)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank / Infantry Support Tank Prototype
B
28
1938
Picture of the BT-SV (Stalin-Woroshilov)
BT-SV (Stalin-Woroshilov)
National Flag Graphic
Fast Battle Tank Prototype
I
29
1939
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Tank
A
30
1939
Picture of the A-20 / A-32
A-20 / A-32
National Flag Graphic
Fast Tank / Medium Tank Prototype
K
31
1939
Picture of the KV-1 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
KV-1 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank
L
32
1939
Picture of the LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank
S
33
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
34
1939
Picture of the SMK (Sergai Mironovich Kirov)
SMK (Sergai Mironovich Kirov)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Multi-Turret Tank Project
T
35
1939
Picture of the T-100 (Project)
T-100 (Project)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Project
T
36
1940
Picture of the T-34
T-34
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
I
37
1940
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk III Valentine
Infantry Tank Mk III Valentine
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Tank
K
38
1940
Picture of the KV-2 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
KV-2 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank / Assault Gun
M
39
1941
Picture of the M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
T
40
1941
Picture of the T-60
T-60
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
I
41
1941
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Tank
M
42
1941
Picture of the M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank (LT)
T
43
1941
Picture of the T-34M (A-43)
T-34M (A-43)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank Project
T
44
1941
Picture of the T-50
T-50
National Flag Graphic
Light Infantry Tank
T
45
1941
Picture of the T-40
T-40
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Light Tank
N
46
1941
Picture of the NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
National Flag Graphic
Improvised Light Tank
M
47
1942
Picture of the M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank (LT)
K
48
1942
Picture of the KV-13 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
KV-13 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
National Flag Graphic
Super-Medium / Universal Tank Prototype
K
49
1942
Picture of the KV-8 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
KV-8 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
National Flag Graphic
Flamethrower Tank
A
50
1942
Picture of the Antonov An-40 (Glider Tank)
Antonov An-40 (Glider Tank)
National Flag Graphic
Prototype, Air-Droppable Glider Tank
M
51
1942
Picture of the M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
T
52
1942
Picture of the T-70
T-70
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank (LT)
K
53
1942
Picture of the KV-9 (Klimenti Voroshilov) / (Object 229)
KV-9 (Klimenti Voroshilov) / (Object 229)
National Flag Graphic
Self-Propelled Tracked Assault Gun Prototype
T
54
1943
Picture of the T-34/85
T-34/85
National Flag Graphic
Up-Gunned Medium Tank
C
55
1943
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
National Flag Graphic
Cruiser Tank / Medium Tank
S
56
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
C
57
1943
Picture of the Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
National Flag Graphic
Flame-Throwing Combat Tank
T
58
1943
Picture of the T-43
T-43
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Heavy Tank / Universal Tank Prototype
T
59
1943
Picture of the T-80 (Object 080)
T-80 (Object 080)
National Flag Graphic
Light Tank
I
60
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
61
1943
Picture of the IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
K
62
1943
Picture of the KV-85 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
KV-85 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank
T
63
1944
Picture of the T-44
T-44
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank
M
64
1944
Picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
National Flag Graphic
Reconnaissance Light Tank
I
65
1945
Picture of the IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
T
66
1945
Picture of the T-34/100
T-34/100
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank Prototype
T
67
1949
Picture of the T-54
T-54
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
P
68
1952
Picture of the PT-76
PT-76
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Light Tank Combat Vehicle
I
69
1953
Picture of the IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
O
70
1957
Picture of the Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
National Flag Graphic
Super Heavy Tank Project
T
71
1958
Picture of the T-55
T-55
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
T
72
1961
Picture of the T-62
T-62
National Flag Graphic
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
B
73
1966
Picture of the BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
T
74
1966
Picture of the T-64
T-64
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
B
75
1969
Picture of the BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
T
76
1972
Picture of the T-72 (Ural)
T-72 (Ural)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
T
77
1976
Picture of the T-80 (MBT)
T-80 (MBT)
National Flag Graphic
Main Battle Tank
B
78
1982
Picture of the BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
B
79
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
80
1987
Picture of the BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
National Flag Graphic
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
B
81
1990
Picture of the BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle


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