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.
There are a total of [ 80 ] Tanks of the Soviet Union (1917-1991) 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. 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 (1939-1945). Also consider our listing of former and current tanks of the Russian Army.
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