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Top 10 Heaviest Tanks

#3 Panzer VIII Maus: Germany

The Panzer VIII Maus is the leading tank ever built on earth whose plans were well executed and assembled in given time frame. Though, the tank was unmatched against its rival’s designs, Landkreuzer P. 1500 Monster and Landkreuzer P. 1000 Ratte. Its design was completed in the year 1942 and production started but before the war reach its conclusion only two of its kind were built. The tanks were armed with 128 mm primary cannon and 75 mm secondary cannon. The Panzer VIII Maus was 10 meters long, weighed 188 tons and had a crew carrying capacity of 6 members.

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#2 Landkreuzer P. 1000 Ratte: Germany

The most famous Ratte was comparable to the P.1500 Monster. It was also planned in the year 1942 and it was as well cancelled within little more than a year. According to the design plans the Ratte was armed with a warship turret with two 280 mm cannons, it also included a 128 mm cannon, eight 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and some 15 mm machine guns.  The Ratte was supposed to be the main battle tank of the Germans. Its size was also huge but not comparable to Monsters; the Ratte was 35 meters long and weighed 1000 tons with a crew carrying capacity of 20 personals.

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#1 Landkreuzer P. 1500 Monster: Germany

The biggest and the heaviest tank ever supposed to be produced in the history of armor corps; the designed was approved and constructed by the renowned dictator Hitler in the year 1942, the project was unfortunately cancelled in the year 1943. The Landkreuzer P.1500 Monster was supposed to be fifteen times greater than a normal tank like Abrams.

The tank was armed with the 800 mm Krupp cannon, the largest artillery weapon ever built, each cannon bomb weighed approximately 7 tons and it could be fired at a distance of 23 miles.  The Landkreuzer P.1500 Monster was the shear destruction machine; the M.A.R.V concept in the famous game Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath was observed and admired from the following machine.  It had a crew carrying capacity of 100 personals, having a length of 42 meters and weighed 1500 tons.

 

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