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India and Pakistan’s Main Battle Tank Forces: An Overview
February 28, 2019
India and Pakistan’s Main Battle Tank Forces: An Overview
The two South Asian rivals field two of the world’s largest tank armies.
India and Pakistan’s Main Battle Tank Forces: An Overview
Russia Orders 132 T-14 Armata Main Battle Tanks and T-15 Infantry Fighting Vehicles
August 24, 2018
Russia Orders 132 T-14 Armata Main Battle Tanks and T-15 Infantry Fighting Vehicles
The Russian defense ministry signed a contract with tank manufacturer Uralvagonzavod for 132 T-14s and T-15s on August 22.
Russia Orders 132 T-14 Armata Main Battle Tanks and T-15 Infantry Fighting Vehicles
Is China Equipping Its Marine Corps With a New Lightweight Battle Tank?
July 19, 2018
Is China Equipping Its Marine Corps With a New Lightweight Battle Tank?
An image posted on Chinese online forums may indicate that the Chinese marine corps has been equipped with a new tank.
Is China Equipping Its Marine Corps With a New Lightweight Battle Tank?
South Korea Moves Forward With Production of 106 New Main Battle Tanks
February 21, 2018
South Korea Moves Forward With Production of 106 New Main Battle Tanks
South Korea’s next batch of K2 main battle tanks will run on a German-made transmission system.
South Korea Moves Forward With Production of 106 New Main Battle Tanks
South Korea: Induction of New Battle Tank Delayed By 3 Years
October 17, 2017
South Korea: Induction of New Battle Tank Delayed By 3 Years
The production of additional K2 main battle tanks has been delayed by three years due to technical issues.
South Korea: Induction of New Battle Tank Delayed By 3 Years
Pakistan’s New Main Battle Tank? Turkey’s Altay Tank Enters Mass Production
March 30, 2017
Pakistan’s New Main Battle Tank? Turkey’s Altay Tank Enters Mass Production
Turkey’s new third generation+ main battle tank has passed all acceptance tests, a Turkish defense contractor claims.
Pakistan’s New Main Battle Tank? Turkey’s Altay Tank Enters Mass Production
Good News for Pakistan? Turkey’s New Tank Is Ready for Mass Production
April 28, 2016
Good News for Pakistan? Turkey’s New Tank Is Ready for Mass Production
Islamabad has been eying the new main battle tank as a replacement for the Pakistan Army’s legacy armor.
Good News for Pakistan? Turkey’s New Tank Is Ready for Mass Production
Is Russia's Deadliest Tank Already in Serial Production?
March 15, 2016
Is Russia's Deadliest Tank Already in Serial Production?
The head of Rostec recently alleged that the T-14 'Armata' has entered serial production.
Is Russia's Deadliest Tank Already in Serial Production?
Will 3D Printing Speedup Production of Russia’s ‘Deadliest Tank’?
February 09, 2016
Will 3D Printing Speedup Production of Russia’s ‘Deadliest Tank’?
Russia’s defense industry has used 3D printing to produce prototype parts for the T-14 Armata tank, a manager reveals.
Will 3D Printing Speedup Production of Russia’s ‘Deadliest Tank’?
Will Pakistan Buy Turkey’s New Advanced Main Battle Tank?
January 29, 2016
Will Pakistan Buy Turkey’s New Advanced Main Battle Tank?
Islamabad purportedly has expressed interest in acquiring Istanbul’s new main battle tank, according to media reports.
Will Pakistan Buy Turkey’s New Advanced Main Battle Tank?
Can This Chinese Tank Beat Russia’s T-14 Armata?
June 09, 2015
Can This Chinese Tank Beat Russia’s T-14 Armata?
Chinese tank maker Norinco claims that its VT-4 is superior to Russia’s deadliest armored fighting vehicle.
Can This Chinese Tank Beat Russia’s T-14 Armata?
Breakdown: What's Happening With India’s Tank Force?
May 11, 2015
Breakdown: What's Happening With India’s Tank Force?
New Delhi has so far failed to successfully mass-produce an indigenously developed modern main battle tank.
Breakdown: What's Happening With India’s Tank Force?
Did the ‘World’s Deadliest Tank’ Just Break Down?
May 08, 2015
Did the ‘World’s Deadliest Tank’ Just Break Down?
A new T-14 Armata main battle tank was apparently unable to cross Red Square during parade rehearsals.
Did the ‘World’s Deadliest Tank’ Just Break Down?
Revealed: Russia’s Deadly New Tank Force
April 24, 2015
Revealed: Russia’s Deadly New Tank Force
Putin's new armored corps delineates a clear break with Soviet-era legacy weapon systems.
Revealed: Russia’s Deadly New Tank Force
Putin’s New 'Wunderwaffe': The World’s Deadliest Tank?
April 02, 2015
Putin’s New 'Wunderwaffe': The World’s Deadliest Tank?
Why tankers in the West should be worried about Moscow's new armor.
Putin’s New 'Wunderwaffe': The World’s Deadliest Tank?
Main Battle Tanks in Asia: Useful Junk
January 13, 2015
Main Battle Tanks in Asia: Useful Junk
Why Asia's militaries will hang on tanks, even as the United States moves on.
Main Battle Tanks in Asia: Useful Junk
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