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T-74 main battle tank

Country of Origin: Russia


The T-74 is a variant of the T-72 , an ex-Soviet main battle tank (MBT). It is not certain which specific variants have been redesigned. Some Western analysts believe that the T-72 is an export-oriented design and was not originally intended for Russian/Soviet use.

Compared to the more radical T-64 design, which also began development in the mid-1960s, the T-72 follows an evolutionary line from the T-62 , but is substantially improved in most major characteristics. The...

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