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Modern Battle Tanks - Chieftain: British Cold War Main Battle Tank (TankCraft)
Chieftain: British Cold War Main Battle Tank

Modern Battle Tanks

The British Chieftain – designed in the late 1950s as the replacement for the Centurion – was perhaps the best main battle tank in service with Nato during the 1960s and 1970s. Its 120mm rifled main gun and advanced armour made it one of the most formidable tanks of its time, and Robert Jackson’s book is an authoritative introduction to it.Although it was intended to fight Soviet armour on the plains of northern Germany, it was in the heat and sand of the Middle East that the Chieftain fought its major battles during the Iran–Iraq War of the 1980s, and it proved to be very effective during the Gulf War of 1991. Variants of the Chieftain were exported to Iran, Oman, India, Kenya and Nigeria, and its chassis was adapted to fulfil a variety of tasks, including armoured recovery and bridge-layingAs well as tracing the history of the Chieftain, Robert Jackson's work provides an excellent source of reference for the modeller, providing details of available kits and photographs of award-winning models, together with artworks showing the colour schemes applied to these tanks. Each section of the book is supported by a wealth of archive photographs.

  • ASIN: 1526741423
Modern Battle Tanks - Soviet T-54 Main Battle Tank
Soviet T-54 Main Battle Tank

Modern Battle Tanks

The menacing silhouette of the T-54 tank prowling down streets of Eastern European capitals or roaring across fields in massive exercises remains one of the most enduring images of Soviet power in the early years of the Cold War. Its sleek and unmistakable shape was a warning to any nation that wanted to stand against the USSR. Yet all of this masked a flawed, outdated design, and when T-54s began to clash with the Western armored vehicles in proxy wars in Southeast Asia and the Middle East they were found to be on the losing side of many of the battles. Containing 130 stunning contemporary and modern photographs, and written by two experts on Soviet armor, this authoritative book tells the complete story of the T-54, one of the most widely produced tanks of all time, including many previously unheard of variants.

  • ASIN: 1472833309
Modern Battle Tanks - The Best Modern Tanks of the World: Unique modern and old world war technology
The Best Modern Tanks of the World: Unique modern and old world war

Modern Battle Tanks

The Best Modern Tanks of the WorldUnique modern and old world war technologyThis book is devoted to modern heavy tanks of the world. Here are the best models and tactical and technical specifications. Also you can learn the history of the creation of these military vehicles.It should be taken into account that battle tanks are located here in an arbitrary order, and not in the degree of improvement of their quality.Content:IntroductionChallenger 2, United KingdomT-90 ("Vladimir"), RussiaType 10, JapanAbrams M1A2 SEPMerkava, IsraelLeopard 2, GermanyIntroductionManeuverable, powerful and efficient tanks are the reliable basis of the Armed Forces of any country. The constant arms race, secretly conducted between the advanced countries of the world, obliges designers to create improved models of combat vehicles. The best tanks of our time are machines, each of which has unique functions and capabilities.More than a hundred years ago, tanks first appeared on the battlefield. And for the entire twentieth century, these combat vehicles determined the outcome of the main military conflicts. The strongest was the one whose tanks had better armor protection, a more powerful weapon and who had more. Despite the large number of anti-tank weapons that exist today, tanks still remain the main ...

  • ASIN: B07G5FGWGC
Modern Battle Tanks - TANKS: Main Battle and Light tanks (Brassey's Modern Military Equipment)
TANKS: Main Battle and Light tanks (Brassey's Modern Military

Modern Battle Tanks

Tanks continue to dominate land warfare. All tanks have to blend and balance three competing characteristics: a high degree of survivability, lethal firepower and mobility over rough terrain. This book assesses the tanks in service around the world today and explains why certain fighting machines command the killing zone.The 'Brassey's Modern Military Equipment' series has been compiled to provide a well-researched, authoritative reference for soldiers at all levels in the command chain, as well as for the civilian observer. It provides concise and accurate intelligence on vehicles and equipment which are currently in service, with detailed descriptions, photographs and specifications.

  • ASIN: 185753168X
  • UPC: 978185753168
Modern Battle Tanks - British Battle Tanks: British-made tanks of World War II
British Battle Tanks: British-made tanks of World War

Modern Battle Tanks

Plagued by unreliable vehicles and poorly thought-out doctrine, the early years of World War II were years of struggle for Britain's tank corps. Relying on tanks built in the late 1930s, and those designed and built with limited resources in the opening years of the war, they battled valiantly against an opponent well versed in the arts of armoured warfare. This book is the second of a multi-volume history of British tanks by renowned British armour expert David Fletcher MBE. It covers the development and use of the Matilda, Crusader, and Valentine tanks that pushed back the Axis in North Africa, the much-improved Churchill that fought with distinction from North Africa to Normandy, and the excellent Cromwell tank of 1944–45. It also looks at Britain's super-heavy tank projects, the TOG1 and TOG2, and the Tortoise heavy assault tank, designed to smash through the toughest of battlefield conditions, but never put into production.

  • ASIN: B01N784FB7
Modern Battle Tanks - Soviet T-55 Main Battle Tank
Soviet T-55 Main Battle Tank

Modern Battle Tanks

A highly illustrated study of the T-55 Main Battle Tank and its variants that formed the backbone of the Soviet Army during the years of the Cold War.The T-55 is one of the most iconic weapons created by the Soviets during the Cold War and also one of the most widely deployed weapons in history. Like its younger brother, the T-54, the T-55 enjoyed a long career in the Red Army and even into the early days of the reformed Russian Army. Under their control it saw very little combat use or deployments, but it was widely sold to other nations and participated in many of the wars and combat operations from the mid-1960s to the present. The T-55 has been employed in almost every conflict in the Middle East and Africa from its introduction into service. Even today the tank is still employed by both sides in the Syrian Civil War, and they are also in service with Kurdish forces in the struggle against ISIS in the northern part of Iraq. Containing 150 stunning contemporary and modern photographs, and written by two experts on Soviet armor, this authoritative book tells the complete story of the T-55, one of the most widely produced tanks of all time.

  • ASIN: 1472838556
Modern Battle Tanks - M1 Abrams Tank: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)
M1 Abrams Tank: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of

Modern Battle Tanks

The Ml Abrams has proved itself to be the finest main battle tank in the World since its introduction into US Army service in 1981. It combines the ultimate balance between firepower, mobility and protection as demonstrated by its superior performance during the two Gulf Wars and in Afghanistan. It routed the Soviet equipment of Saddam Hussein’s army and today remains the yardstick by which friends’ and foes’ MBTs are judged.Its versatility and continual modernization of weaponry armor and engineering guarantees that the MI Abrams will remain the US Army’s spearpoint for years to come.Expert author Michael Green has produced a comprehensive collection of images and highly informed text.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1473834236
  • Part No: 250 full colour images
Modern Battle Tanks - British Battle Tanks: American-made World War II Tanks
British Battle Tanks: American-made World War II

Modern Battle Tanks

The idea of British soldiers using American tanks was not viewed with a great deal of enthusiasm by the British Army. They perceived American tanks as being crudely made, mechanically unsophisticated and impossible to fight in. However, once British crews got used to them and learned to cope with some of their difficulties, such as limited fuel capacity and unfamiliar fighting techniques, they started to see them in a far more positive light, in particular their innate reliability and simplicity of maintenance. This book, the last in a three-part series on British Battle Tanks by armour expert David Fletcher, concentrates on World War II and studies American tanks in British service, some of which were modified in ways peculiar to the British. It shows how the number of these tanks increased to the point that they virtually dominated, as well describing some types, such as the T14 and M26 Pershing, which were supplied but never used in British service.

  • ASIN: B07FS9KJV2
Modern Battle Tanks - Warrior's Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting
Warrior's Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73

Modern Battle Tanks

On 26 February 1991, cavalry troops of "Cougar Squadron," the 2nd Squadron of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, charged out of a sandstorm during Operation Desert Storm and caught Iraq's Republican Guard Corps in the open desert along the North-South grid line of a military map referred to as the "73 Easting." Taken by surprise, the defending Iraqi armor brigade was swept away in salvos of American tank and missile fire in what became the U.S. Army's largest tank battle since World War II. Douglas Macgregor, the man who trained and led Cougar Squadron into battle, recounts two stories. One is the inspiring tale of the valiant American soldiers, sergeants, lieutenants, and captains who fought and won the battle. The other is a story of failed generalship, one that explains why Iraq's Republican Guard escaped, ensuring that Saddam Hussein's regime survived and America's war with Iraq dragged on. Certain to provoke debate, this is the latest book from the controversial and influential military veteran whose two previous books, Breaking the Phalanx and Transformation Under Fire, are credited with influencing thinking and organization inside America's ground forces and figure prominently in current discussions about military strategy and defense policies. Its fast-moving battle narrat...

  • Brand: Brand: Naval Institute Press
  • ASIN: 1591145058
Modern Battle Tanks - World War 2: Tank Battles: The Famous Tank Battles that Defined WWII (World War 2, World War II, WWII, Tank Battles, Holocaust, Pearl Harbour, Tank Wars, Famous battles Book 1)
World War 2: Tank Battles: The Famous Tank Battles that Defined WWII (World War 2, World War II, WWII, Tank Battles, Holocaust, Pearl Harbour, Tank Wars, Famous battles Book

Modern Battle Tanks

Learn about the Tanks of World War II and the Subsequent Changes in WarfareThe Second World War was the beginning of a revolution in war and combat, prior to WWII the use of armoured vehicles for warfare was completely unheard of. WWII ushered in a new era with the invention and evolution of tanks, this eBook covers the journey of how these incredible machines became a norm for combat by the time 1945 and then end of the World War came around. Follow the journey of these muscled armoured monsters from their unusual beginnings when devised in the 15th/16th century by the ever famous Leonardo Da Vinci through to their use during some legendary battles during World War II.Prepare to marvel at the revolutionary innovative nature of these killing machines during World War II, uncover the role that Charles DeGaulle and other famous figureheads held in the inception and evolution, find yourself gripped as you discover the stories of some of the most well-known and decisive tank battles during the war.The enthralling stories include the very famous and fear inducing blitzkrieg story of the invasion of Poland that completely revolutionised armoured combat, the battle of El Alamein led by British Commander Montgomery and the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union stronghold Kursk.Your journey w...

  • ASIN: B00KMADLXQ

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10 Most Insane Main Battle Tanks In The World

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Modern Battle Tanks

Which one is your favourite ? State your favourite MBT in the comment section. MBT Main Battle Tanks By Generation Featuring First generation Centurion T-54 M47 Patton M48 Patton T-55 Type 61 Second generation T-62 M60 Patton Leopard 1 Panzer 61 MBT-70 T-64 AMX 30 FV 4201 Chieftain Vickers MBT...

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