Deadly T90 Tank
The Russian T-90, a hybrid evolution of the T-72 and T-80, weighs in at almost 48 tons, and would lead Russia into battle if a major land conflict erupted today — not a crazy idea anymore. Here’s what the Pentagon should learn something from the thrifty, simple and dangerously effective tank?
The T-90, nicknamed “Vladimir” in its later iterations, came about from post Cold War Russia’s initiative to keep only one main battle tank in production, the simpler and more reliable T-72 or the more complex T-80. The resulting T-90 is an effective warrior that balances capabilities and complexity against cos