01 Oct '15, 5pm

Legends of Russian tanks: #T54 and T-55s long life #military

Legends of Russian tanks: #T54 and T-55s long life #military

Introduced in 1954, the T-54A model from the progenitor (T-54-1 and T-54-2 and T-54-3) was produced in small quantities and could be differentiated by a vertical stabilizer for the main gun and a miniature tower. While the T-34 series had performed exceptionally in the war against Nazi Germany, the Soviets considered its leaf spring suspension and 85 millimeter gun to be out-of-date. The combat capabilities of the T-54 were seen in one of the battles of the Vietnam War. The two South Vietnamese M41 light tanks were hit by the US-made T-54 with three rounds each. In a tank-on-tank confrontation two South Vietnamese M-41 light tanks fired three 76 millimeter rounds each into a single T-54. © Sputnik/ Alexei Malgavko New Russian Tanks to Be Able to Fire in ‘Silent Monitoring’ Mode The T-54 took some damage, but easily destroyed the lighter US-made vehicles. After the shooting...

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