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Top 10 Most Expensive Tanks In The World

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Our Top 10 analysis is based on the combined score of protection, accuracy, firepower, and mobility. It is based on specifications and available data. All of the tanks mentioned here are extremely powerful & devastating. They usually place in front of infantry units, taking the impact of the enemies’shells as well. They have become even more powerful, faster and stronger.

Below The List Of The Top 10 Most Expensive Tanks In The Planet.

10. ZTZ-99, China (Net value $ 2.6 million)-


The ZTZ-99 is made in China and is the fastest tank in the world with speed of 80 miles hourly. It has a 125mm smoothbore gun and 155mm gun that can flame the next-gen kiNetic units. It is also equipped with anti-tank missiles produced in Russia known as the 9m119 Refleks. The tank made use of steep turret shield for extra protection for its three crewmembers.

9. T-90 AM, Russian federation (Net value $4.25 million)-

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The T90 is the primary tank of Russia. It has the laser-warning receiver and has the capability to identify and destroy magnetic mines. It also has an infra-red jamming system. Its armaments have inherited from the old T80. It can go at a highest possible speed of 65 miles hourly with the range of up to 650 miles.

8. Merkava IV, Israel (Net value $ 6.0 million)-

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Merkava is the primary battle tank of the Israeli Defense Forces. At 65 ample, 9.04 metres length and 2.66 metres height and 3.72 metres width, the Merkava can go at a top speed of 64 miles hourly. The tank’s four crewmembers are properly secured by the rear turret assembly that guards against a front frontal strike and the clamshell-type entrance doors that overhead security when running or unloading the crew or any of its freight.

7. Arjun MK II, India (Net value $6.0 million)-

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Arjun is the primary battle tank of the military of Indian. It made use of regionally designed and Indian-made ammo that the military claims can defeat even superior armour used by its enemies. It has a 12.7mm machine gun and a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun. At 58.5 plenty and 10.68 metres, the Arjun can go at a top speed of 70 miles per hour. It has the capability to automatically detect and suppress any flame in your vehicle.

6. Leopard 2A6, Germany (Net value 6.79 million)-

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These lines of tanks are the oldest tanks in the list. They were used for defence services by the German military since 1979. The container is 63 ton and has a 120mm  smoothbore gun which can flame projectiles to perfection.The tank has a speed limit of 45mph and is powered by a diesel engine of 1500hp. The 2A6 is the last model to be used. The new 2A7 is on its trial levels and is about to be revealed soon.

5. M1A2 SEP, USA (Net value $ 8.5 million)-

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The M1A2 Abrams is the most strong tank in the world known as after the former Military chief of staff, the tank popular features of sophisticated composite armour and separate storage for ammunition in a blow out section. These features provide its crewmembers additional protection elements. At 62 metric stone, it has a top speed of 67.72 miles hourly.

4. Challenger 2, Great Britain (Net value $ 8.6 million)-

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The FV4034 Challenger II  is the main battle tank of the UK and Oman. The Challenger II  is on par with the M1 tanks of the USA. The tank has seen war together in Bosnia, Kosovo and Irak and emerged winning. The shield details the new form of the tank are categorized but it is known as ‘Chobham Armour’ and is twice the tensile strength of the metal. However, the tank isn’t exactly a dream drive machine as they weigh about 69 ton and has a horsepower of 1200.

3. K2 Black Panther, Southern South Korea (Net value $ 8.8 million)-

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The K2 tank brings together all the combination of the Western & Soviet tanks. This is the latest tank in the list and has, therefore, not seen the fight yet. It has a 1500hp diesel engine, effective jam controls, smoke displays and intense reactive armour.

2. Type 10, Japan (Net value $ 9.4 million)-

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This is the lightest tank on the list and has been operating since 2012 so it is relatively new too. It has a speed of 70 kmph which is fairly for a tank. The tank is intensely protected against hand-held anti-tank weaponry and has several caution mechanisms. The tank has a potential of three crew members and it another member is automated.

1. AMX-56 Leclerc, France (Net value $ 12.6 million)-

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It was known as General Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, the man who led the 2eme DB, or 2nd Armoured Department of the 100 % free France in the drive towards Paris during World War II. It features a 120mm tank gun capable to mustering 40 units. It also has a 12.7mm M2HB device gun able to 1,100 units and a 7.62mm machine gun with 3,000 units. It can go at a top speed of 72 kilometres per hour with a range of 550 kilometres.


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