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Putin's new 'super tank': British intelligence warns Russian vehicle is 'the most revolutionary change in tank design in the last half century' and leaves the West totally outgunned.
Military intelligence officers have assessed Putin's new Armata battle tank which was introduced in 2015
The new Russian main battle tank is designed to protect the vehicle's crew on the battlefield.
UK stalled new tank design as heavy armour is not useful against lightly-armed and highly mobile jihadis
Russia's new tank is faster, lighter and lower than the British Challenger II main battle tanks
originally posted by: Thoren
a reply to: DeathSlayer
Nice to see a fellow 19K on the forums! As a fellow tanker might I remind you though that it is not always a more advanced tank that wins a battle, the quality of the crews are paramount to the success of an armored division as well. With that said you and I both being former tankers know that the US is known for having one of if not the best trained tank crews in the world.
They better hope these new Russian tanks do not have the same problem with the turrets popping off like the old T series tanks proved to in desert storm.
After examining the tank and reading up on it I would like to add that one well place sabot to that automated turret could possibly render the tank combat ineffective.