Introduction Chapter One. Main Battle Tanks Type 10 Hitomaru Main Battle Tank (Japan) T-90 (Russia) T-14 Armata (Russia) T-72 - Soviet tank which entered service in 1971 but is still used by Syria Type 96 MBT (China) Type 99 MBT (China) M1A2/SEP Abrams (US) Challenger II (UK) AMX-56 Leclerc (France) Ramses II (Egypt) 2. Armoured Personnel Carriers Ajax Reconnaissance Tank & APC (UK) Type 85 & 89 AFV (China) Type 90/92 APC (China) ZBD 09 Snow Leopard (China) Buffalo MRAP - Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (China) M2 Bradley (US) M1120 Stryker (US) Humvee (US) Fahd 240/280 (Egypt) Kader Walid (Egypt) 3. Infantry Fighting Vehicles and Reconnaissance Vehicles BMD-3 (Russia) VBCI Infantry Fighting Vehicle (France) BMPT Terminator (Russia) Fennek (Germany/Netherlands) 4. Self-Propelled Guns M109 Paladin (US) MLRS M270 (US) - Still almost 1,000 in service in the US AS-90 (UK) PLZ-05 Artillery SPG (China) ZBD-2000 (China) 5. Other Vehicles Panhard VBL - light scout car (France) Appendices Tanks compared, production numbers, losses Index
Highly illustrated guide to the main armoured fighting vehicles used around the world since 1990.
Dr Stephen Hart is a Senior Lecturer with special responsibilities at the Department of War Studies, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He has been published widely on military history topics, particularly British and German operations during WWII. Russell Hart is Professor of History at Hawai'i Pacific University. He is the author of Clash of Arms: How the Allies Won in Normandy, 1944 and Guderian: Panzer Pioneer or Mythmaker?