Tanks | War History

Leopard I: Over 50 Years After Its Introduction, It Continues to Serve on the Battlefield

Greek soldier crouching atop a Leopard I

Tanks first appeared in combat during World War I at the Somme, one of the deadliest battles in history. The armored vehicles proved effective against…

General Dynamics Land Systems Reveals Long-Awaited AbramsX MBT

AbramsX driving through a parking lot

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) has officially revealed its AbramsX main battle tank (MBT) after months of speculation. The preview was provided via a video…

Road Workers Were Amazed By An Unexpected World War II-Era Discovery In Chartres

Crew using a mechanical digger to lift a mud-covered M5 Stuart from the ground

During the six years that made up the Second World War, the Allied and Axis nations deployed an astonishing number of troops and armaments across…

Gunner, HEAT, PC! Enters Into Early Access on Steam

Illustration of three soldiers running in front of a tank

The tank simulation Gunner, HEAT, PC! is now available through Early Access on Steam. The game, which is one of the most successful to have…

K2 Black Panther: One of the World’s Most Expensive Tanks

Munitions displayed in front of a K2 Black Panther

Due to the presence of its neighbors to the north, South Korea must constantly be prepared for the possibility of warfare. Kim Jung-un, the leader…

South Korea Signs Arms Deal with Poland to Deliver K2 Black Panther Tanks, K9 Thunder Howitzers

K9 Thunders driving down a road

South Korea has inked a deal with Poland that would see K2 Black Panthers and K9 Thunders delivered to the latter’s military. Totalling $5.76 billion…

US Army Signs Deal with General Dynamics Land Systems to Send M1A2 Abrams to Poland

M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams firing its main gun

The US Army has approved a deal with General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) to produce 250 M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams for use by the Polish Armed…

The Char B1 Tank’s Superiority Couldn’t Stop France’s Fall to Germany

Soldiers standing beside a wrecked Char B1

When the Second World War began, German leadership ordered the use of blitzkrieg tactics to quickly overwhelm their enemies. One of the key aspects of…

The Prototype for the T28 Super Heavy Tank was Lost for Decades – In a Field!

Soldier sticking his head out of a T28 Super Heavy Tank

Tanks were incredibly important during World War I and became even more so during the Second World War. During the latter, the United States realized…

A British Challenger 1 Set the Record for the Longest Tank-on-Tank Kill in 1991

Challenger 1 tank parked

The FV4030/4 Challenger 1 tank had a rocky start. It wasn’t very reliable and had a poor rate of fire. As such, a lot of…

PL-01: The Polish Stealth Tank That’s Never Seen the Battlefield

PL-01 on display

Countries are always looking to equip their militaries with the latest equipment, whether that be new firearms or vehicles. In 2013, Poland wowed everyone with…

Panther KF51: Rheinmetall’s New Main Battle Tank Features a 130 mm Gun

Panther KF51 driving along a dirt road

Arms manufacturer Rheinmetall has revealed its new main battle tank (MBT). The company unveiled the vehicle – the Panther KF51 – at Eurosatory 2022, touting…