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Vickers Mk 1 main battle tank

Country of Origin: Britain


The Vickers main battle tank (MBT) was one of the first post-World War II attempts at designing an MBT expressly for export to Third World nations. Following a 1961 Anglo-German competition for an Indian army contract, the Vickers MBT Mk 1 was put into production in India as the "Vijayanta" (Victor ious), where it apparently fulfilled requirements quite well. Other Mk 1 and Mk 3 versions were built in Great Britain for three other countries.

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