When was the M41A1 made?
The M41A1 was the first production variant, in 1954. The electric traverse system was replaced by a hydraulic traverse, the extra room allowed to increase the ammunition storage from 57 to 65 rounds.
Did the M41A1 have a stabilizer?
The tank did not have a stabilizer.
Is 3 Soviet heavy tank?
The IS-3 (also known as Object 703) is a Soviet heavy tank developed in late 1944. IS-3 ( tank )
|Place of origin||Soviet Union|
Is the M41 Walker Bulldog still in service?
Upon entering US service, all M41s received the designation Little Bulldog and subsequently, Walker Bulldog after the late General Walton Walker, who was killed in a Jeep accident in 1950.
|M41 Walker Bulldog|
|In service||1961–1969 (US Armed Forces) 1961–present (foreign users)|
|Used by||See Operators|
Is King Tiger better than 3 tanks?
The IS-3 had better frontal protection than the Tiger II. Mobility was about the same. While each was capable of penetrating the front of the other, at close range, the firepower of the IS-3 was marginally better. Against that, as noted, the IS-3 had two-piece ammunition, so the rate of fire was slower.
Was the is3 a good tank?
The IS-3 was the pinnacle of Russian Heavy Tank design at the end of WW2. A heavy V-2 600 HP engine, an improved velocity 122mm gun, and almost a full 4.5 inches of RHA armor. However, its armor and gun were very good, making it more effective in a hull-down position. Its armor was resistant to most Israeli AT weapons.
Is 1 heavy tank?
This resulted in the stopgap KV-85 heavy tank, only produced in limited numbers (143 machines).
|Dimensions (L-w-h)||6.60 (8.56 with gun) x 3.07 x 2.74 m (28.08 x 9.84 x 8.99 ft)|
|Armor thickness||30 to 120 mm (1.18-4.72 in)|
What tanks were used in Vietnam?
Despite the jungle nature of warfare in the Vietnam Conflict, the tank still held some tactical value for both sides.
- 1945. Centurion (A41)
- 1944. M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
- 1951. M41 Walker Bulldog.
- 1952. M48 Patton.
- 1968. M551 Sheridan.
- 1960. M60 (Patton)
- 1959. NORINCO Type 59.
- 1963. NORINCO Type 62 (WZ131)