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Top 10 Main Battle Tanks in the world 2019:
Often we receive many questions which is the best main battle tank in the world. Which is the greatest modern MBT and why. Our Top 10 analysis is based on the combined score of protection, firepower, accuracy and mobility. None of the tanks listed here have seen combat against each other during military operations yet. And even though some things, such as armor composition, are kept in high secrecy, we know a lot about these machines. Data on their protection, firing range, accuracy, capabilities of their fire control systems, and so on are widely available. So we know capabilities of each of these tanks. This analysis is based on specifications and available data.
All of the tanks mentioned here are incredibly powerful and devastating. However crew training of the tank is also an important factor, as performance of the actual tank depends from the crew performance.
This list do not contains tanks that are currently under development, at the prototype stage or tanks that never reach production. The only exception here is the Russian Armata which was produced in small numbers for testing and evaluation, but is not yet produced in quantity.
Currently top 10 best tanks in the world are these:
- T-90 (Russia)
- Oplot-M (Ukraine)
- Leclerc (France)
- Type 90 (Japan)
- Merkava Mk.4 (Israel)
- Armata (Russia)
- Challenger 2 (United Kingdom)
- M1A2 SEP (USA)
- K2 Black Panther (South Korea)
- Leopard 2A7 (Germany)
Credit : Military Channel