K2 Black Panther is the number one advanced Powerful battle tank in the world which is manufactured by Republic Army Korea. So today’s article we will tell you about top 10 advanced Powerful battle tanks and most of them have laser finding system, missile detection, and some other advanced features. Strongest Elite Forces also use these powerful tanks in war.
The First time the tank used in 1916 by British Army against the German in world war 1. The Main battle tank is the art of modern warfare. Every country has main battle tanks for their protection. They have advanced features in which fearsome firepower, mobility, and highly defensive abilities. The tank has become an integral part of our massive arms.
10. T-84 Oplot-M, Ukraine
Oplot is an advanced version of the T84 Oplot main battle tank, and Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building manufactured it. Ukrainian Armed Forces and The Royal Thai Army operated this main battle tank. T 84 Oplot M has 125 mm smoothbore gun and auto loaded system. This system can fire high explosive fragmentation. It is an anti-tank guided missile and also has the hunter-killer capability. In T-84 Oplot-MSmoke Generator and Varta optronic countermeasure system give more protection.
9. Type 99 A2, China
Type 99 is also known as ZTZ-99 which is the third generation and manufactured by China Northern Industries Group Corporation. The length of the tank is 11.0 m, width 3.4 m, height 2.2 m, and Wight 45 tons. China’s People’s Liberation Army used this main battle tank. It has 125mm smoothbore gun with autoloader capability, 12.7 mm anti-aircraft gun, and 7.62 coaxial machine gun. The tank started its service in 2001. The unique feature about the tank is that it has installed explosive reactive armor modules and tank can detect and defeat incoming missiles. The 1500 hp diesel engine provides maximum speed 80km/h on road. It is so high one Type 99 worth is 17 million yuan.
8. AMX-56 Leclerc, France
Leclerc services started in 1992 and was handed over to French Procurement Agency; GIAT Industries developed this main battle tank. It gives services to the French Army and 350 services with United Arab Emirates Army. The height of the tank is 2.53m and width 3.71m and has maximum speed 72km/h. Leclerc has 120mm smoothbore gun with an auto-loaded system; it can target the enemy as far out four kilometers. It can be loaded 12 rounds in a minute for 120mm smooth bore gun. Some people claim that it is the fastest battle tank in the world which has US $7.4 million.
7. Challenger 2, Great Britain
Challenger 2 is the main battle tank which was manufactured by British Vickers Defence System. British Army and Royal Army of Oman used this tank. The weight of the tank is 62.5 tons, length 8.30 m and height 2.50m. It has 120 mm gun which provides firepower, and high-level protection against direct fire weapons. The cost of the Challenger 2 MBT is US $ 8 million. It has 59km/h maximum speed on road and 40km/h off -road speed.
6. Leopard 2A7, Germany
The Leopard 2A7 is a main battle tank which is manufactured by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann in 2010. German Army first time adopted this tank; the Bundeswehr has also operated it. It can fire LAHAT guided missile with its 120mm smoothbore gun. The smoothbore gun can hit the target from 5 km distance because it linked with laser range finding system. German Army used this tank in the significant amount, almost 50 -150 tanks upgraded by German Army, 62 ordered by Qatar, and Saudi Arabia more than 200. Leopard 2A7 started its services in 1979 with maximum speed 72km/h.
5. Type 10 Japan
Japanese force is one of the famous military force in the world which is one of best defensive strength and has the modern military equipment. Japanese prepared its main battle tank Type 10 which is an advanced third generation tank and entering the services in 2012. It just needs to 3 people for crew and armed with a 120mm smooth bore gun. The unique feature of Type 10 is that it has advanced material for protection called a nano-crystal steal. The 1200hp water cooled diesel engine gives 70km/h speed
4. Merkava IVM, Israel
Israel produced a tank for Israeli defense force which armed with 120 mm smooth bore gun. Merkava series came in 1978 with four types; Merkava IVM is the latest version which started their service in 2004 The weight of the tank is 65 tons, height 2.66m, length 9.04m and crew of 4 people. It can destroy rockets and anti-tank missiles with small explosive charges. The tank has other protection system called Trophy System, and it can alert the crew to incoming threats.
3. M1A2 SEP v2, United States
General Dynamics Land System developed this M1a2 SEP for the USA army. The tank armed with a 120mm smoothbore gun, and it can fire a range of Nato ammunition against armored vehicles. It features thermal viewers and GPS System and higher resolution displays. It is decided that tank will come in serviced beyond 2050, but the previous M1A2 supplied in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
2.T-90 AM, Russia
The T-90 is an advanced main battle tank which came into service in 1992. The weight of the tank is 46.5 tons, length 9.53m, height 2.22m and, three people work in the tank. The Uralvagonzavod Plant makes it in Nizhniy Tagil, Russia.
Russian Ground Forces and Naval Infantry are also using this advanced main battle tank. It armed 125 mm smooth bore gun with autoloader and kept maximum speed 65km/h. The T-90 has a jamming system which saves the tank from guided anti-tank missiles. It also can laser and missile detection.
1. K2 Black Panther, South Korea
K2 Black Panther is advanced main battle tank which developed by Hyundai Rotem for the Republic of Korea Army. The special features are that high mobility, firepower and self-protection and its services started in 2014. The weight of the tank is 55 tons, length 10.8 m, width 3.6m, and height 2.4 m.
According to Guinness Book of World Records K2 Black Panther is the world’s most expensive tank. The primary armament is 120mm/L55 smoothbore gun and has advanced munitions. K2 Black Panther equipped with the autoloader, it has two other machine guns in which 7.62mm and 12.7mm included. The maximum speed of K2 Black Panther is 70km/h.
List of Top 10 Most Advanced Powerful Battle Tanks in World
|Sr. No||Powerful Battle Tanks
|1||K2 Black Panther||South Korea|
|3||M1A2 SEP v2||The United States|
|7||Challenger 2||Great Britain|
|9||Type 99 A2||China|
We conclude from the article these main battle tanks used for defense purpose of the country. Largest armies in the world have these most advanced power battle tanks. It is the modern weapon which now used in battles. These advanced battle tanks are necessary to save the country from enemies.