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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The analyst compared the American, Russian and Chinese tanks

Military analyst of the journal The National Interest Sebastian Roblin published a comparative analysis of the American tank M1 “Abrams” with the Russian T-90 (MS), and the Chinese “Type-99”.

As it turned out, the Chinese armoured car is currently the fastest on the road accelerates to 80 km/h. Russian tank can reach speeds of 72 km/hour, and an American only 68 km/h.

To full fill Abrams can drive 390 km, while its competitors on the 90 km further. At the same time, the weight of “Abrams” is an advantage, and 120-mm gun of the American, if you use shells with uranium cores, capable of punching 15-20% more armor than the weapons the T-90 and “Type-99”.

At the same time, the Chinese tank is better protected by its multi-level systems and has greater range.

T-90 can boast of protection “Relic”, an improved optical sight and a more powerful engine.


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