Top 10 most advanced tanks

No 2. M1 Abrams – USA

Units built 9000+
Weight 61.3 tonnes
Crew 4
Armor Chobham, RH armor, steel encased depleted uranium mesh plating
Speed 30 km/h off road

Named after General Creighton Abrams, former Army Chief of Staff and Commander of US military forces in Vietnam from 1968 to 1972, this tank is a third-generation main battle tank of the US and is considered to be one of the best in business. This tank is also among the heaviest tanks in the world with a weight of 61.3 tonnes. Its one notable feature is the use of a powerful gas turbine engine. The M1 Abrams entered the US service in 1980 replacing the M60 Patton.

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No 1. Leopard 2A6 Kampipanzer – Germany

Units built 1800+
Weight 62.3 tonnes
Crew 4
Armor 3rd Generation composite; including high-hardness steel, tungsten and plastic filler with ceramic component.
Speed 72 km/h

This is the main battle tank of the German army. This tank has been in action recently in Afghanistan. This is one of the most advanced tank in the world with laser rangefinders, a fully stabilized main gun and coaxial machine gun, and advanced night vision and sighting equipment. This monster of a tank weighs a massive 62.3 tonnes and can engage moving targets while moving and that too over rough terrain.

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