Tanks: While submarines maybe silent killers, these monsters don’t need to hide for any reason whatsoever. Today we take a look at the most fearsome battle machinery in the modern world with Top 10 most advanced tanks.
No 10. Type 90 Kyu Maru – Japan
Modular ceramic/steel composite armour
Built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the Type 90 tank is the current main battle tank of the Japanese. It was meant as a replacement for Type 61s and Type 74s. This tanks costs around 7.5 million dollars to build. Currently Japan is the sole operator of this tank.
No 9. Challenger 2 – UK
Chobham/Dorchester Level 2 (classified)
45 km/h off-road
Touted as the most reliable main battle tank by the manufacturers, the Challenger 2 costs about $8,000,000. It is being used in the Iraq war since 2003. The Challenger 2 is a successor to the Challenger 1 and uses the basic hull and automotive parts of its predecessor. In one incident, the Challenger 2 survived 14 hits from rocket-propelled grenades and one anti-tank missile; sounds like the manufacturers aren’t bluffing after all.