List of tanks

This is a list of lists of armoured fighting vehicles. For a complete list of military vehicles, see list of military vehicles.

By period

By country

By type

See also

An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is a military vehicle, protected by armour and armed with weapons. Most AFVs are equipped for driving in rugged terrain.

Armored fighting vehicles are classified according to their intended role on the battlefield and characteristics.
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Military vehicles include all land combat and transportation vehicles, excluding rail-based, which are designed for or are in significant use by military forces.

See also list of armoured fighting vehicles.
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France

  • Schneider CA1 (~400)
  • St. Chamond (~400)
  • Renault FT-17 (3694+)
  • Char 2C (10)

Germany

  • Sturmpanzerwagen A7V (20)
  • Beute Tanks (Mark I - Mark IV)

Tank projects

  • A7V-U (1)
  • K Panzerkampfwagen

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This is a list of armoured fighting vehicles developed during the interwar years between the end of the First World War (1918) and the start of the Second World War (1939). There is some overlap with tanks that actually served in the early part of the Second World War.
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List of Second World War military vehicles by country, showing numbers produced in parentheses.

Australia

Tanks

  • Australian Cruiser Tank Mk. 1 "Sentinel" (Not used in combat)

Armoured cars

  • Rhino Heavy Armoured Car (Prototype only)

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See also

  • List of equipment used in World War II
  • List of armoured fighting vehicles
  • List of World War II military vehicles by country

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This article lists modern armoured fighting vehicles produced in the listed countries after the Second World War.

Argentina

  • TAM
  • VCTP

Australia

Wheeled Armoured fighting Vehicles

  • ASLAV (Australian LAV 25 series


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This is a list of all armoured fighting vehicles, sorted by country of origin. The information in round brackets ( ) indicate the number of AFVs produced and the period of use.
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This is a list of armoured fighting vehicles used by Polish forces.

Armoured cars

  • Peugeot 1918 armoured car (Poland bought 20 Peugeot 1918 armoured cars from France in 1920)

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List of Soviet tanks. A list of tanks produced by the Soviet Union. See also List of tanks.

Before World War II and early World War II

Tankette

T-27 based on the Carden Loyd tankette

Light tanks

T-18 (MS-1)

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General Staff Number Service Name
A1 *
A2 *
A3 *
A4 *
A5 *
A6 A6 Medium Tank, "16 Tonners"*
A7 A7 Medium Tank*
A8 *
A9 Tank, Cruiser, Mk I
A10 Tank, Cruiser, Mk II
A11 Tank, Infantry, Mk I, Matilda I
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The following is a (partial) listing of FV numbers ("fighting vehicle") as used by the British Army. Some vehicles do not have FV numbers (eg the AS-90).

(currently tracked vehicles only)

0 - 999

  • FV101 Scorpion Light tank with 76 mm gun

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The following is a (partial) listing of "M" series military vehicles used by the US Army. Some of these units are also used by Canadian Forces Land Force Command and other militaries under different designations:

M1 to M99

  • M1 Combat car

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SdKfz stood for Sonderkraftfahrzeug or ‘special-purpose vehicle'. SdKfz designations were assigned to armored vehicles and other vehicles put in military service for a specific purpose. The system was used by Germany prior to and throughout World War II.
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List of military armoured cars.

Australia

  • ASLAV - Australian version of the Mowag Piranha.
  • Dingo Scout Car - WWII scout car.
  • Rhino Heavy Armoured Car - WWII armoured car.
  • Rover Light Armoured Car - WWII armoured car.
  • S1 Scout Car - WWII scout car.

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1 dywizjon
  • nr 1 Korfanty
  • nr 2 Nowina-Doliwa
2 dywizjon
  • nr 3 Piorun
  • nr 4 Naprzód
3 dywizjon
  • nr 5 Powstaniec
  • nr 6 Ślązak
4 dywizjon
  • nr 7 Bajończyk
  • nr 8 Górnik
5 dywizjon
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This is a list of prototype armoured fighting vehicles worldwide. The numbers in brackets () indicate the number of vehicles produced.

World War I

Russian Empire

  • Tsar tank
  • Vezdekhod

Germany

  • K-Wagen (5) - a tank design


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This is a list of main battle tanks in active military service with countries of the world. A main battle tank (MBT) is the type of powerful, heavily-armoured and highly mobile tank which is the backbone of a mechanized land force.
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An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is a military vehicle, protected by armour and armed with weapons. Most AFVs are equipped for driving in rugged terrain.

Armored fighting vehicles are classified according to their intended role on the battlefield and characteristics.
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tank is a tracked armoured combat vehicle designed to engage enemies head-on, using direct fire from a large-calibre gun and supporting fire from machine guns. Heavy armour as well as a high degree of mobility give it survivability, while the tracks allow it to cross even rough
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This article is about the history of the tank.

The prehistory of the tank



The problem of advancing to attack while under fire is as old as warfare itself. The idea of using some kind of moving construction for protection seems to be almost as old.
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This is a list of main battle tanks in active military service with countries of the world. A main battle tank (MBT) is the type of powerful, heavily-armoured and highly mobile tank which is the backbone of a mechanized land force.
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