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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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Renault FT-17
Light Tank
Picture of the Renault FT-17
001
National Flag Graphic
1917
Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)
Medium Tank
Picture of the Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)
002
National Flag Graphic
1918
Tank Mk V
Heavy Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
Picture of the Tank Mk V
003
National Flag Graphic
1918
Vickers Medium Mark II
Medium Tank
Picture of the Vickers Medium Mark II
004
National Flag Graphic
1925
T-18 (MS-1)
Light Tank
Picture of the T-18 (MS-1)
005
National Flag Graphic
1928
Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
Light Tank
Picture of the Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
006
National Flag Graphic
1928
T-23
Tankette / Light Tracked Combat Vehicle Prototype
Picture of the T-23
007
National Flag Graphic
1929
T-27
Tankette / Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the T-27
008
National Flag Graphic
1931
T-24
Medium Tank Prototype
Picture of the T-24
009
National Flag Graphic
1931
T-26
Infantry Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the T-26
0010
National Flag Graphic
1931
T-42
Super-Heavy Tank Project
Picture of the T-42
0011
National Flag Graphic
1932
BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
Fast Light Tank
Picture of the BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
0012
National Flag Graphic
1932
T-37A
Amphibious Light Tank (LT) / Infantry Support Vehicle
Picture of the T-37A
0013
National Flag Graphic
1933
BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
Light Fast Tank
Picture of the BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
0014
National Flag Graphic
1933
T-41
Amphibious Light Tank
Picture of the T-41
0015
National Flag Graphic
1933
Vickers Commercial Light Tank
Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV) / Infantry Support Vehicle
Picture of the Vickers Commercial Light Tank
0016
National Flag Graphic
1933
T-28
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the T-28
0017
National Flag Graphic
1933
T-29
Medium Tank Prototype
Picture of the T-29
0018
National Flag Graphic
1934
BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
Light Fast Tank
Picture of the BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
0019
National Flag Graphic
1934
T-46
Light Tank Prototype
Picture of the T-46
0020
National Flag Graphic
1935
T-35
Heavy Tank
Picture of the T-35
0021
National Flag Graphic
1935
Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
Light Tank
Picture of the Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
0022
National Flag Graphic
1936
7TP
Light Tank
Picture of the 7TP
0023
National Flag Graphic
1936
T-38
Amphibious Light Tank
Picture of the T-38
0024
National Flag Graphic
1937
Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
Air-Droppable Light Tank
Picture of the Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
0025
National Flag Graphic
1938
T-25 (STZ-25)
Light Tank Prototype
Picture of the T-25 (STZ-25)
0026
National Flag Graphic
1938
T-111 (Object 111)
Light Tank / Infantry Support Tank Prototype
Picture of the T-111 (Object 111)
0027
National Flag Graphic
1938
BT-SV (Stalin-Woroshilov)
Fast Battle Tank Prototype
Picture of the BT-SV (Stalin-Woroshilov)
0028
National Flag Graphic
1938
Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
Infantry Tank
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
0029
National Flag Graphic
1939
A-20 / A-32
Fast Tank / Medium Tank Prototype
Picture of the A-20 / A-32
0030
National Flag Graphic
1939
KV-1 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
Heavy Tank
Picture of the KV-1 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
0031
National Flag Graphic
1939
LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
Light Tank
Picture of the LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
0032
National Flag Graphic
1939
SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
0033
National Flag Graphic
1939
SMK (Sergai Mironovich Kirov)
Heavy Multi-Turret Tank Project
Picture of the SMK (Sergai Mironovich Kirov)
0034
National Flag Graphic
1939
T-100 (Project)
Heavy Tank Project
Picture of the T-100 (Project)
0035
National Flag Graphic
1939
T-34
Medium Tank
Picture of the T-34
0036
National Flag Graphic
1940
Infantry Tank Mk III Valentine
Infantry Tank
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk III Valentine
0037
National Flag Graphic
1940
KV-2 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
Heavy Tank / Assault Gun
Picture of the KV-2 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
0038
National Flag Graphic
1940
M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
Medium Tank
Picture of the M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
0039
National Flag Graphic
1941
T-60
Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the T-60
0040
National Flag Graphic
1941
Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
Infantry Tank
Picture of the Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
0041
National Flag Graphic
1941
M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
Light Tank (LT)
Picture of the M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
0042
National Flag Graphic
1941
T-34M (A-43)
Medium Tank Project
Picture of the T-34M (A-43)
0043
National Flag Graphic
1941
T-50
Light Infantry Tank
Picture of the T-50
0044
National Flag Graphic
1941
T-40
Amphibious Light Tank
Picture of the T-40
0045
National Flag Graphic
1941
NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
Improvised Light Tank
Picture of the NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
0046
National Flag Graphic
1941
M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
Light Tank (LT)
Picture of the M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
0047
National Flag Graphic
1942
KV-13 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
Super-Medium / Universal Tank Prototype
Picture of the KV-13 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
0048
National Flag Graphic
1942
KV-8 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
Flamethrower Tank
Picture of the KV-8 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
0049
National Flag Graphic
1942
Antonov An-40 (Glider Tank)
Prototype, Air-Droppable Glider Tank
Picture of the Antonov An-40 (Glider Tank)
0050
National Flag Graphic
1942
M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
Medium Tank
Picture of the M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
0051
National Flag Graphic
1942
T-70
Light Tank (LT)
Picture of the T-70
0052
National Flag Graphic
1942
KV-9 (Klimenti Voroshilov) / (Object 229)
Self-Propelled Tracked Assault Gun Prototype
Picture of the KV-9 (Klimenti Voroshilov) / (Object 229)
0053
National Flag Graphic
1942
T-34/85
Up-Gunned Medium Tank
Picture of the T-34/85
0054
National Flag Graphic
1943
Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
Cruiser Tank / Medium Tank
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
0055
National Flag Graphic
1943
SdKfz 171 Panzerkampfwagen V Panther (PzKpfW V) / Panzer 5
Medium Tank
Picture of the SdKfz 171 Panzerkampfwagen V Panther (PzKpfW V) / Panzer 5
0056
National Flag Graphic
1943
Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
Flame-Throwing Combat Tank
Picture of the Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
0057
National Flag Graphic
1943
T-43
Medium-Heavy Tank / Universal Tank Prototype
Picture of the T-43
0058
National Flag Graphic
1943
T-80 (Object 080)
Light Tank
Picture of the T-80 (Object 080)
0059
National Flag Graphic
1943
IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
0060
National Flag Graphic
1943
IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
0061
National Flag Graphic
1943
KV-85 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
Heavy Tank
Picture of the KV-85 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
0062
National Flag Graphic
1943
T-44
Medium Tank
Picture of the T-44
0063
National Flag Graphic
1944
M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
Reconnaissance Light Tank
Picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
0064
National Flag Graphic
1944
IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
0065
National Flag Graphic
1945
T-34/100
Medium Tank Prototype
Picture of the T-34/100
0066
National Flag Graphic
1945
T-54
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
Picture of the T-54
0067
National Flag Graphic
1949
PT-76
Amphibious Light Tank Combat Vehicle
Picture of the PT-76
0068
National Flag Graphic
1952
IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
0069
National Flag Graphic
1953
Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
Super Heavy Tank Project
Picture of the Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
0070
National Flag Graphic
1957
T-55
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
Picture of the T-55
0071
National Flag Graphic
1958
T-62
Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank (MBT)
Picture of the T-62
0072
National Flag Graphic
1961
BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
Picture of the BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
0073
National Flag Graphic
1966
T-64
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Tracked Combat Vehicle
Picture of the T-64
0074
National Flag Graphic
1966
BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
Picture of the BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
0075
National Flag Graphic
1969
T-72 (Ural)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
Picture of the T-72 (Ural)
0076
National Flag Graphic
1972
T-80 (MBT)
Main Battle Tank
Picture of the T-80 (MBT)
0077
National Flag Graphic
1976
BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
Picture of the BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
0078
National Flag Graphic
1982
BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
Picture of the BMD-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
0079
National Flag Graphic
1985
BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) / Light Tank
Picture of the BMP-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
0080
National Flag Graphic
1987
BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Airborne Amphibious Light Tank / Infantry Fighting Vehicle
Picture of the BMD-3 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
0081
National Flag Graphic
1990


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