Which is superior, this is the row of the best tanks in the world


best tanks in the world

Tanks have become combat vehicles that are relied on in land battles. Of the many tanks in the world, only a few are categorized as the strongest tanks.

The strongest tanks are claimed to have the best ability to carry out its mission can be completed safely. The name is also the strongest tank, of course the specifications are above average.
best tanks in the world


Interesting Engineering, a media that presents information about science and technology, put seven tanks on the list of the world's strongest armored vehicles.
Just wonder what these tanks are and how much they cost to build? 

Here is the review.


Challenger 2

Challenger 2
challenger 2
This British armored vehicle is on the list of the strongest in the world. Challenger 2 began in use since 1998 until now.
The cost spent to produce one unit is said to reach 4.2 million pounds sterling or equivalent to Rp 76 billion. With such a large cost, this tank has an advantage in a 120 mm caliber main weapon that is very accurate plus strong armor.
Just so you know, Challenger 2 can shoot with a maximum range of 5 km. In fact, this tank holds the record as a "tank killer". So far Challenger 2 tanks are used in the UK and Oman.

 Leopard 2A7 + 

Leopard 2A7 +
leopard 2A7 +
Originally from Germany, Leopard 2A7 + is the strongest armored vehicle in the world. Main Battle Tank or MBT has been used since 2014. This tank is produced by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, a company that manufactures locomotives, tanks and armored vehicles.
Excellence Leopard 2A7 + lies in its main weapon, the L55 smoothbore which has a diameter of 120 mm. This is added to the protection system in all parts of the tank. This tank is also superior in speed. This MBT can go at 72 km per hour.
Not many countries have this tank. In addition to Germany, Qatar and Hungary have Leopard 2A7. The production cost per unit is said to reach 8.5 million euros or equivalent to Rp 136 billion.

K2 Black Panther

K2 Black Panther
K2 Balck Panther
The tank, which began to be used since 2016, has been named the strongest in the world. K2 Black Panther is a tank originating from South Korea. This MBT is produced by Hyundai Rotem, a company that manufactures rolling stock and trains.
The advantages of the K2 Black Panther are similar to those of the Leopard 2A7. The protection system is equipped with modular composite armor. Continuously coupled with Explosive Reactive Armor (ERA) and passive protection systems such as Leopard 2A7.
Plus the ability to shoot K2 Black Panther is fairly accurate on the target. With all these advantages, the construction of one of the strongest tanks cost US $ 8.5 million or around Rp 120 billion.

T-14 Armata

T-14 Armata
T-14 Armata
The next strongest tank comes from Russia. T-14 Armata came into use in 2015. The MBT is produced by Uralvagonzavod, an engine company in Russia. The manufacture of one unit of this tank costs US $ 3.7 million or Rp 52 billion.
The advantages of this tank are in the turret which does not require a crew at all. That way, the T-14 Armata doesn't need many crew members in it. This MBT only needs three crew members to control it.
T-14 Armata is armed with 2A82-1M cannon. The turret and hull are coated with explosive reactive armor (ERA). This protection is coupled with the Afghanit Active Protection System which can detect, monitor and intercept anti-tank ammunition.

M1A2 SEP Abrams

M1A2 SEP Abrams
M1A2 Sep Abrams
Tank from the United States has become one of the strongest tanks in the world. M1A2 SEP Abrams came into use in 1999. The greatness of this tank has been tested on a number of battlefields. Reportedly the manufacture of one unit of this tank cost US $ 3.8 million or Rp 53.73 billion.
The superiority of the M1A2 SEP Abrams is seen in the engine and the protection of the armor layers is improved. No wonder this tank can be so strong. Because the use of uranium in some parts as a defense.
However, the firepower of the M1A2 SEP Abrams has not been able to surpass Leopard 2A7 +. Because the main weapon is smoothbore L44 which is 120 mm shorter in diameter. Even so, this MBT is still considered dangerous.

Merkava Mark IV

Merkava Mark IV
Merkava Mark IV
It is unexpected that Israel has the strongest armored vehicle in the world, the Merkava Mark IV. This tank has been used since 2004. Its greatness is said to be equivalent to Russia's T40, or the M1 Abrams of the United States.
Merkava Mark IV has the advantage of being easily repaired if there is damage. The MBT is also equipped with an Active Protection System that can intercept projectiles.
The weapon system is fitted with a 120 mm diameter smoothbore. The amount that has been made reaches 360 units.

Type 90 Kyū-maru

Type 90 Kyū-maru
Type 90 Kyu Maru
Tank known as the Type 90 Tank is also touted as the strongest tank in the world. Type 90 tanks have been used since 1990 with manufacturing costs reaching 790 million Japanese Yen or Rp 103 billion.
The tank developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries together with Krauss-Maffei and MaK has a number of advantages. Starting from the 120 mm diameter Rheinmetall weapon to the defense that is fitted with modular ceramic / steel composite armor.



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