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Vickers Mk 3 main battle tank

Country of Origin: Britain


The Vickers main battle tank (MBT) was one of the first post-World War II attempts to designing an MBT expressly for export to Third World nations. Following an 1961 Anglo-German competition for an Indian army contract, the Vickers MBT Mk 1 was put into production.

The Mk 3 is a refinement of the original design. It has a redesigned cast-front turret with laser rangefinder fire control, greater main gun ammunition stowage capacity, a more powerful engine and a rotating commander's...

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