List of armoured fighting vehicles by country

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This is a list of armoured fighting vehicles, sorted by country of origin. The information in round brackets ( ) indicates the number of AFVs produced and the period of use. Prototypes are marked as such.

In the case of multi-national projects, the vehicle may be listed under all applicable countries.

Contents

Argentina[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Argentina

Tanks[edit]

  • Nahuel medium tank (World War II era)
  • TAM medium tank (modern)
  • Patagon Light tank (modern)

Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

  • VCTP armoured personnel carrier (modern)

Self propelled artillery[edit]

  • VCA 155mm SP gun, "Palmaria" turret (modern)
  • VCTM 120mm mortar carrier (modern)

Australia[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Australia

Armoured cars[edit]

Austria[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Austria

Armoured cars[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Belgium

  • T15 (World War II)
  • Models B1, B2, and B3 (World War II)
  • ACEC Cobra Tracked armoured personnel carrier with diesel electric drive. Five prototypes built by 1985.[3] Cobra Armoured Fighting Vehicle (i.e. light tank) variant built 1987.[4]
  • Cockerill Sibmas Wheeled armoured personnel carrier family. Operated by Malaysia from 1983.[5]
  • Sabiex Iguana (modern)

Armoured cars[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Brazil

Armoured personnel carrier[edit]

Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

Main Battle Tank[edit]

  • EE-T1 Osório Main battle tank (modern)
  • MB-3 Tamoyo Main battle tank (development of M41 Walker Bulldog).[9]
  • Bernardini X1A - rebuild of M3 Stuart light tank with new armour, engine, suspension and 90 mm gun.[10]
  • Bernadini X1A2 - new build derivative of X1A tank. At least 30 built 1979–1983 for Brazilian Army.[11]

Self-propelled artillery[edit]

4x4 Armoured car[edit]

Others[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Bulgaria

Canada[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Canada

Tanks[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles[edit]

Self propelled artillery[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

China[edit]

China, People's Republic of[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in the People's Republic of China

Tanks

  • Type 58 medium tank (Chinese-produced T-34)
  • Type 59 main battle tank (Copy of Soviet T-54A Tank)
  • Type 59-I
  • Type 59-II
  • Type 59-IIA
  • Type 59-IIA command tank
  • Type 59-IIA mine-sweeper tank
  • Type 59 Gai (test platform for Western technologies)
  • Type 59D
  • Type 59-16 light tank prototype
  • Type 62 light tank
  • Type 62-I
  • Type 62G
  • Type 63 amphibious light tank [1]
  • Type 63A
  • Type 69 main battle tank prototype
  • Type 69-I prototype, incorporating some technologies from captured Soviet T-62
  • Type 69-II (A) main battle tank (First production version released in 1982.)
  • Type 69-II-B/C command tank
  • Type 79, also known as Type 69 III
  • Type 80 main battle tank
  • Type 85 main battle tank
  • Type 88 main battle tank
  • Type 90, exported as MBT-2000
  • Type 96 main battle tank
  • Type 98 prototype main battle tank
  • Type 99 main battle tank

Armoured personnel carriers

  • Type 63 aka YW-531 APC (Cold War)
  • Type 77 Amphibious APC (Cold War)
  • WZ-523 - Six-wheeled APC.[12] No production, but developed into ZFB91 internal security vehicle used by Peoples Liberation Army.[13]
  • Type 85 aka YW-531H, improved T-63 APC (Cold War)
  • Type 89 aka YW-534, improved Type 85 APC (Cold War)

Infantry fighting vehicles

China, Republic of[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in the Republic of China (Taiwan)

  • CM11
  • CM12
  • CM21
  • CM22(M106)
  • CM23(M125)
  • CM24
  • CM25(Improved TOW Vehicle)
  • CM26(M577)
  • CM27
  • CM32
  • M41D
  • Type 64

Croatia[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Croatia

Cyprus[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

  • TS (10 examples produced from Soviet supplied ATS-712 prime movers)

Czechoslovakia[edit]

Tanks[edit]

  • LT vz. 34 - CKD/Praga P-11 light tank. Fifty built for Czechoslovakia.[15]
  • LT-35 - Škoda S-IIa light tank built for Czechoslovak army. Captured examples used by Germany as Panzer 35(t).[15]
  • LT vz. 38 - CKD/Praga TNH light tank built for Czechoslovakia and export. Adopted by German army as Panzer 38(t) and continued in production until 1942.[16]
  • AH-IV - Two man light tank built for export.[17]
  • F-IV-HE - 1937 prototype three-man amphibious light tank.[17]
  • Škoda S-IIb - Medium tank design rejected by Czechoslovakia in favour of St vz 39, but developed into 40M Turán I for Hungary.[15]
  • St vz 39 - Prototype medium tank design by CKD/Praga. Ordered by Czechoslovak army but production plans stopped by German takeover.[18]

Tankettes[edit]

  • Tančík vz. 33 - CKD/Praga two man tankette design - about 70 ordered by Czechoslovakia.[15]
  • Škoda S-1 - Two man tankette, rejected in favour of the vz. 33 by Czechoslovakia, but S-1d version armed with 47 mm gun built for Yugoslavia.[19]

Armoured cars[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Egypt

Tanks[edit]

Infantry Fighting Vehicles[edit]

Armoured Personnel Carriers[edit]

Scout and Reconnaissance[edit]

  • Kader-320 4X4 Light Armoured Reconnaissance

Estonia[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Armoured cars produced in Estonia

France[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in France

Armoured cars[edit]

Finland[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Finland

Georgia[edit]

Fast attack vehicles[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Infantry fighting vehicle[edit]

Self-propelled artillery[edit]

Germany[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Germany

Tanks[edit]

Armoured/Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

Self propelled artillery[edit]

G.W tiger

Armoured cars[edit]

Greece[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Greece

Hungary[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Hungary:

Tanks[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

Self propelled artillery[edit]

India[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in India

Main Battle Tanks[edit]

  • Arjun - main battle tank
  • T-90S - license produced/assembled main battle tank
  • T-72M1 - license produced/assembled main battle tank
  • Vijayanta - main battle tank

Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

  • Abhay IFV - Infantry Combat Vehicle
  • BMP-1 - license produced/assembled infantry Combat Vehicle
  • BMP-2 - license produced/assembled infantry Combat Vehicle

Armoured cars[edit]

Self Propelled Howitzers[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Indonesia

Iran[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Iran

Iraq[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Iraq

  • Lion of Babylon (Asad Babil)
  • T-72M1 "Saddam"
  • Modified Iraqi special Republican Guard BMP-1
  • Modified MT-LB fitted with 23mm 2A7
  • MT-LB with wider tracks

Ireland[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Armoured vehicles produced in Ireland

Israel[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Israel

Armoured cars[edit]

Italy[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Italy

  • OF-40 Main battle tank
  • Ariete (200)
  • VCC-1 Camillino - Tracked Infantry Armoured Fighting Vehicle based on M113 with additional sloped armour. Similar to AIFV. Built for Italy and Saudi Arabia.[27]
  • VCC-2 - Italian version of M-113 with additional armour and firing ports for passengers.[28]
  • Dardo (500; deliveries ongoing)
  • Centauro wheeled tank destroyer (484)
  • Freccia, infantry fighting variant of the Centauro
  • Puma 4x4 (330; not complete as of mid-2005)
  • Puma 6x6 (250; not complete as of mid-2005)
  • Fiat 6614 G4x4
  • Palmaria Self-propelled howitzer

Armoured cars[edit]

Japan[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Japan

Amphibious Tanks[edit]

Light Tanks[edit]

Medium Tanks[edit]

Main battle tanks[edit]

Miscellaneous Armoured Vehicles[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Mexico

  • DN-III Armoured Personnel Vehicle
  • DN-IV "Caballo" (Horse) Armoured Personnel Vehicle
  • DN-V Bufalo (Buffalo) Armoured Personnel Vehicle
  • DN-VI Armoured Personnel Vehicle (Prototype, never reached production)
  • DN-VII Armoured Personnel Vehicle (Prototype, never reached production)
  • Sedena-Henschel HWK-11 - joint project with West Germany

Netherlands[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in the Netherlands

Armoured cars[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in New Zealand

Armoured cars[edit]

  • Beaverette NZ - World War II light armoured car similar to the British Beaverette

North Korea[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in North Korea

Pakistan[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Pakistan

Poland[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Poland. See also list of Polish armoured fighting vehicles.

Armoured cars[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

Tankettes[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Main battle tanks[edit]

  • T-55AM Mérida (modernized T-55)
  • T-55AD-2M (command variant)
  • T-55AMS (modernized T-55)
  • T-55AD-1M (modernized T-55)
  • T-72M1Z (upgraded T-72M1)
  • PT-91 Twardy (233)
  • PT-91A (export prototype)
  • PT-91Z (export demonstrator)
  • PT-91E (export demonstrator)
  • PT-91M (export for Malaysia, 48)
  • PT-94 Goryl (cancelled project based on the PT-91)
  • Leopard 2
  • PL-01 prototypes; Polish—British project to enter production in 2016

Self-propelled anti-aircraft weapons[edit]

Armoured recovery vehicles[edit]

  • WZT-1 ARV based on T-54 chassis
  • WZT-2 ARV based on T-55 hull
  • WZT-3 ARV based on PT-91 chassis, armed with 12.7mm machine gun
  • WZT-4 ARV based on PT-91 chassis

Amphibious vehicles[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Portugal:

  • Bravia Chaimite, wheeled 4x4 APC
  • Bravia Comando, wheeled 4x4 armoured patrol vehicle

Romania[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Romania

Armoured cars[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

Main battle tanks[edit]

Tank destroyers[edit]

  • Mareșal - prototypes built during WWII
  • TACAM T-60 - 34 conversions of Soviet light tanks during WWII
  • TACAM R-2 - 20 conversions of Czech supplied R-2 light tanks during WWII

Self-propelled artillery[edit]

  • Model 89 - licensed built 2S1 Gvozdika on MLI-84 chassis

Self-propelled anti-aircraft weapons[edit]

  • CA-95 - modern, carries four surface-to-air missiles

Russian Empire[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in the Russian Empire

Russia[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in the Russian Federation

Soviet Union[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. See also lists of Soviet tanks, Soviet WWII military vehicles, modern AFVs.

Tanks[edit]

Airborne fighting vehicles[edit]

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Carriers[edit]

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Infantry Fighting Vehicles[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers & support vehicles[edit]

  • Shibl-1 4×4 APC Four seats
  • Shibl-2 4×4 APC Eight seats
  • Al-Masmak APC
  • Al-Naif armored vehicle
  • Al-Mansoor armored vehicle
  • Der' Al-Jazeerah-1 AFV
  • Der' Al-Jazeerah-2 AFV
  • Al-Kaser IFV for counter-terrorism [29]
  • Al-Naif 5 APC [30]
  • Al-Naif 7 APC
  • Al-Naif 9 APC
  • Al-Faisal AFV [31]

Serbia[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Serbia

  • M-84 main battle tank (planned to be upgrade to M-2001)
  • M-80A infantry fighting vehicle (planned to be upgrade to M-98 Vidra)
  • BOV M-86 armoured personnel carrier, used by military police
  • M-84AI armoured recovery vehicle version of M-84, used in tank battalions
  • BOV-1 antitank guided missile vehicle
  • Lazar BVT mine resistant, ambush protected armoured fighting vehicle

Singapore[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Singapore

  • Bionix 28-ton replacement for M113 with 25 mm Bushmaster cannon (Bionix 25) or the CIS 40 mm AGL/.50 calibre HMG (Bionix 40/50)
  • Bionix II Updated Version of the Bionix AFV with better armour and 30 mm Bushmaster
  • Bronco ATTC (All-Terrain Tracked Carrier)
  • SSPH1 155 mm SP gun
  • Terrex AV-81

Slovakia[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Slovakia

Slovenia[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Slovenia

South Africa[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles designed and produced in South Africa

Tanks[edit]

Main battle tanks[edit]

Prototype tanks[edit]

Self propelled artillery[edit]

Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in South Korea

Spain[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Spain

Tanks[edit]

Miscellaneous Armoured Vehicles[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Sri Lanka

Sudan[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Sweden

Switzerland[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Switzerland

Thailand[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Thailand

Turkey[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Turkey

Ukraine[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in Ukraine

Armoured cars[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Infantry carriers[edit]

  • BTR-3U
  • BTR-4
  • BTR-94
  • BMPV-64 heavy IFV
  • BTRV-64 heavy APC
  • BMT-72 heavy IFV
  • BTMP-84 heavy IFV

Support vehicles[edit]

  • BTS-5B ARV (Ukrainian version of BREM-1, based on T-72 tank)
  • MTU-80 bridgelayer
  • BREM-84 ARV
  • BMU-84 bridgelayer

Upgrades[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in the United Kingdom

Tanks[edit]

First World War
Interwar
Second World War
Post World War II

Self propelled artillery[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

World War I
Interwar
World War II
Post World War II

Amoured personnel carriers and support vehicles[edit]

United States[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles produced in the United States

Tanks[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

Heavy tanks[edit]

Assault tanks[edit]

Main battle tanks[edit]

Self propelled artillery[edit]

Personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

Armored cars[edit]

Amphibious vehicles[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

Armoured fighting vehicles designed and produced in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe

Infantry fighting vehicles[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Mine detection vehicles[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Foss 1987, p. 246.
  2. ^ Foss 1987, p. 248.
  3. ^ Foss 1987, p. 257.
  4. ^ Foss 1987, p. 167.
  5. ^ Foss 1987, p. 253.
  6. ^ Foss 1987, pp. 168–169.
  7. ^ Foss 1987, p. 259.
  8. ^ Foss 1987, pp. 174–175.
  9. ^ Foss 1987, pp. 4–5.
  10. ^ Foss 1987, p. 138.
  11. ^ Foss 1987, p. 139.
  12. ^ Foss 1987, p. 281.
  13. ^ "WZ523 Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carrier". Sinodefence.com. 20 February 2009. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "ZBD2000 Amphibious Fighting Vehicle". Sinodefence.com. 20 February 2009. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  15. ^ a b c d Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p. 19.
  16. ^ Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, pp. 20–22.
  17. ^ a b Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p. 20.
  18. ^ Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p. 22.
  19. ^ Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p. 18.
  20. ^ a b Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p. 32.
  21. ^ a b Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p. 34.
  22. ^ a b Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p.35.
  23. ^ a b Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p.36.
  24. ^ a b Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p.37.
  25. ^ Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, p. 46.
  26. ^ Chamberlain and Ellis 1972, pp. 43, 47–48.
  27. ^ Foss 1987, p. 335–337.
  28. ^ Foss 1987, p. 337.
  29. ^ http://www.marefa.org/index.php/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%B1_(%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%82%D9%84%D8%A9_%D8%AC%D9%86%D9%88%D8%AF_%D9%85%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%B9%D8%A9_%D9%84%D9%85%D9%83%D8%A7%D9%81%D8%AD%D8%A9_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%87%D8%A7%D8%A8)
  30. ^ http://www.al-jazirah.com/2011/20110627/fe5.htm
  31. ^ http://www.arabic-military.com/t81167-topic
  32. ^ Fletcher The Great Tank Scandal HMSO p104
  33. ^ Jost, Jacques (1999–2000). "Alvis-Straussler Armoured Cars in the Netherlands East Indies". Forgotten Campaign: The Dutch East Indies Campaign 1941-1942. 
  34. ^ http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/server/show/nav.257
  35. ^ Spoelstra, Hanno. "Marmon-Herrington Tanks". Marmon-Herrington Military Vehicles. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Chamberlain, Peter; Ellis, Chris (1972). Pictorial History of Tanks of the World 1915–45. London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 0 85368-497-9. 
  • Foss, Christopher F. (1987). Jane's Armour and Artillery 1987–1988 (Eighth ed.). London: Jane's Yearbooks. ISBN 0-7106-0849-7.