Armata – The Ultimate Next Generation Main Battle Tank

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Tanks are back?

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INTRODUCTION

Ever since the British introduced tanks into warfare during WW1 , replacing the horse mounted cavalry ,they have become an integral part of virtually every army in the world. With their heavy , armored bodies and powerful cannon armament, Tanks form the spearhead of any major combat on land. Their designs have rapidly evolved from slow moving hulks armed with a cannon on each side to fast moving hulks with a massive main cannon.

 TANK TURRET

image A manned Abrams turret where 3 of the crew are exposed to any turret explosions.

 All the tanks in the world follow a standard design with a chassis and turret , and a main gun along with a smaller caliber secondary gun on the turret. They usually have a crew of 3-4 men. The crew includes , The gunner , commander , driver and loader. In some cases , the loader is replaced…

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