T55 War Thunder

Sep 22, 2016 - Explore m w's board 'BMD/BMP/BTR/ T55-99 series' on Pinterest. See more ideas about tanks military, armored vehicles, military vehicles. The T-55AM-1 is a modified version of the T-55, developed by soviet engineers in the mid 80’s. Distinctive features on this model are increased hull and turret protection and an upgraded fire-control system with laser rangefinder. This is a subreddit for War Thunder, a cross platform vehicular combat MMO developed by Gaijin Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game is based around combined arms battles on air, land, and sea with vehicles from the Spanish Civil War to today.

This is a subreddit for War Thunder, a cross platform vehicular combat MMO developed by Gaijin Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game is based around combined arms battles on air, land, and sea with vehicles from the Spanish Civil War to today.

T55 War Thunder

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T-55 IRAQI ARMY - GULF WAR 25th ANNIVERSARY

T-55 IRAQI ARMY - GULF WAR 25th ANNIVERSARY

The T-55 is a direct evolution of the Soviet tank T-54. The T-55, introduced just after the end of World War II, has been the main battle tank used by Red Army and Warsaw Pact countries armored units for a lto of years. Characterized by a good armor and by the adoption of the reliable 100 mm gun, it has been developed around a simple project able to guarantee a relatively low production cost and an easy maintenance on the battlefield. The T-55 was one of the most produced and used tanks of History. Produced in several versions, it has also been adopted by many Countries direct linked to Soviet influence area. It was used for example by Iraqi armored troops in the 1980-1988 war against Iran and during the war in Kuwait on January / February 1991.

Type: Tanks
Period: Modern
Country: Iraq
Skill: 4
Model Dim.: 25,7 cm
Box Dim.: 373 x 241 x 60 mm

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MF Steel
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F.S. 37178

Challenger 2 Megatron is a Challenger 2 Tank based at the British Army Bovington Camp in Dorset, UK. It is operated by the Armoured Trials and Development Unit and is commonly seen in the Challenger 2 Street Fighter configuration.

ATDU use Megatron for the trialling of new and possible future equipment for all British Army Challenger 2 Tanks.

The name “Megatron” is a nickname given to the vehicle and at one stage had the Transformers logo added. It is a regular addition to the Tank Museums annual show “Tankfest” and has participated in arena displays.

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Challenger 2 Megatron Tank
Challenger 2 Megatron Tank
Challenger 2 Megatron Tank

Challenger 2 Megatron Tank

Dorchester Level 2 Armor –

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Megatron has been fitted with many of the DL2 packages over the year. Though not used to test the effectiveness, it is used to test the practical application such as mobility with the additional weight etc.

Currently Megatron is the only Challenger 2 Tank fitted with DL2 F. Not yet issued, they are ERA blocks mounted on the DL2 B turret side modules. They are represented in terms of weight by metal plates on top of the DL2 B.

Suspension –

The Challenger 2 Street Fighter with DL2 F has a projected 73+ tonne combat weight. ATDU trialled a new Hydrogas Suspension system to handle the increased weight during 2010.

1500hp Engine –

Megatron has been fitted with the Challenger 2E 1500hp MTU MT 883 diesel engine in the last couple of years. The increased power and reduced weight of the engine significantly increased overall mobility and The crew reported that the Bovington Camp track could not cope with Megatron.

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It is not known if Megatron has retained the new engine, but proves that British Army Challenger 2 could successfully be installed with the engine.

120mm Ammunition –

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during 2009, a new HESH round manufactured in Belgium was trialled. In 2015 a new Tungsten Armour Piercing Fin-Stabilised Discarding Sabot (APFSDS) supplied by BAE Systems Land was trialled.

Challenger 2 Megatron Tank
Challenger 2 Megatron Tank
Challenger 2 Megatron Tank

Challenger 2 Megatron Tank

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Firepower
Main Gun 120mm, calibre Length 55 Rifled L30 CHARM
Elevation -10 to +20
Secondary Weapons x1 coaxial 7.62mm MG, x1 7.62mm MG
Ammunition Storage x50 120mm, x4,000 7.62mm
Mobility
EnginePerkins Condor V-12 1200hp Diesel
TransmissionDavid Brown TN54 epicyclical (6 forward/ 2 reverse gears)
Top Road Speed 56 km/h (Governed)
Road Range450 km
Fuel Capacity 1592 Litres
Vertical Obstacle Unknown
Water Capability Unknown
Trench Crossing Unknown
Gradient60%
Side Slope 30%
Dimensions
Length Gun Forward 11.55m (excluding bar armor)
Length Hull 8.327m (excluding bar armor)
Width
3.52m+
Height 2.49m (roof top)
Ground ClearanceUnknown
Weight73,000kg aka 73 tonne combat
Protection
NBC Protected Yes
Armor Type Steel/Composite/modular/passive/ERA
Active Protection Systems No
Crew
CommanderYes
GunnerYes
LoaderYes
DriverYes
Additional Crew
Troops Carriedn/a

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