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Tank classification

Index Tank classification

Tank classification is a taxonomy of identifying either the intended role or weight class of tanks. [1]

22 relations: Anti-tank warfare, Armoured fighting vehicle, Carro Armato, Christie suspension, Cruiser tank, History of the tank, Industrial warfare, Light tank, List of land vehicles of the U.S. Armed Forces, List of U.S. military vehicles by supply catalog designation, Lists of armoured fighting vehicles, Medium tank, Panzer 38(t), T-34 variants, T14 Heavy Tank, T28 Super Heavy Tank, Tank, Tankette, Tanks in the Italian Army, Tanks of Czechoslovakia, Tanks of New Zealand, The Tank Museum.

Anti-tank warfare

Anti-tank warfare arose as a result of the need to develop technology and tactics to destroy tanks during World War I. Since the first tanks were developed by the Triple Entente in 1916 but not operated in battle until 1917, the first anti-tank weapons were developed by the German Empire.

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Armoured fighting vehicle

An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is an armed combat vehicle protected by armour, generally combining operational mobility with offensive and defensive capabilities.

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Carro Armato

Carro Armato (armored vehicle) was the Italian Army's designation for tanks from 1938.

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Christie suspension

The Christie suspension is a suspension system developed by American engineer J. Walter Christie for his tank designs.

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Cruiser tank

The cruiser tank (also called cavalry tank or fast tank) was a British tank concept of the interwar period for tanks designed to function as modernised armoured and mechanised cavalry.

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History of the tank

The history of the tank began in World War I, when armoured all-terrain fighting vehicles were first deployed as a response to the problems of trench warfare, ushering in a new era of mechanized warfare.

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Industrial warfare

Industrial warfare is a period in the history of warfare ranging roughly from the early 19th century and the start of the Industrial Revolution to the beginning of the Atomic Age, which saw the rise of nation-states, capable of creating and equipping large armies, navies, and air forces, through the process of industrialization.

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Light tank

A light tank is a tank variant initially designed for rapid movement, and now primarily employed in the reconnaissance role, or in support of expeditionary forces where main battle tanks cannot be made available.

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List of land vehicles of the U.S. Armed Forces

Land vehicles by type and current level of use.

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List of U.S. military vehicles by supply catalog designation

This is the G-series List of U.S. military vehicles by supply catalog designation. The U.S. Army Ordnance Corps Supply Catalog used an alpha-numeric system, based on a Standard Nomenclature List from about the mid-1920s to about 1958, in which the G-series numbers were designated to represent the various U.S. military vehicles and directly related materiel.

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Lists of armoured fighting vehicles

This is a list of lists of armoured fighting vehicles.

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Medium tank

Medium tank is a classification of tanks, particularly prevalent during World War II which represented a compromise between the mobility oriented light tanks and the protection and armour protection oriented heavy tanks.

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Panzer 38(t)

The Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) was originally a Czechoslovak tank of pre-World War II design.

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T-34 variants

The T-34 medium tank is one of the most-produced and longest-lived tanks of all time.

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T14 Heavy Tank

The Assault Tank T14 was a joint project between the United States and the United Kingdom with the goal being to produce a universal infantry tank.

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T28 Super Heavy Tank

The T28 Super Heavy Tank was an American heavily armored tank self-propelled gun designed for the United States Army during World War II.

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Tank

A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, tracks and a powerful engine providing good battlefield maneuverability.

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Tankette

A tankette is a tracked armoured fighting vehicle that resembles a small tank, roughly the size of a car.

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Tanks in the Italian Army

This article deals with the history and development of tanks employed by military forces in Italy from their first use in World War I, the interwar period, during World War II, the Cold War and modern era.

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Tanks of Czechoslovakia

This article deals with the history of tanks employed by military forces in Czechoslovakia from the interwar period, and the more conventional tanks designed for the Czech Army before World War II, and the tanks that ended up as Panzers of the German Wehrmacht during World War II, or in the use of other countries who purchased them before the war began.

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Tanks of New Zealand

The New Zealand Army use of tanks from after the First World War, through the interwar period, the Second World War, the Cold War and to the present day has been limited, but there is some history.

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The Tank Museum

The Tank Museum (previously The Bovington Tank Museum) is a collection of armoured fighting vehicles at Bovington Camp in Dorset, South West England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tank_classification

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