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    January 2013
Russian tank, T-90
Posted by BlackSheepTwoOneFour on Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:03 PM

Holy crap! An impressive tank....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nleg0UoGqIk

 

 

Then again they get stuck in mud and can't get themselves out. LOL!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMwdQN-2f2w

 

Even our M1 Abrams can get stuck in mud.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p05mf6rk18A

 

Moral of this post. There's no such thing with tanks that can't get themselves unstuck in deep mud no matter how hard you try. Sooner or later the unlucky one will have to get towed out.

  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Fort Knox
Posted by Rob Gronovius on Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:17 PM

A T-90 is just the modernized, renamed T-72 that had a poor showing during Desert Storm.

  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:09 PM

Just wondering,Is the Chinese T-99 just another variant of the T-72 and T-90,and how does it stack up against the western tanks ?

thanks for any thoughts

  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Fort Knox
Posted by Rob Gronovius on Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:20 PM

The Type 99 uses a copy of the T-72 hull, but the turret is welded to make it look similar to western tanks. Call it whatever you want, a western 120mm sabot round will go in one side and come out the other.

  • Member since
    April 2006
  • From: Denver, Colorado
Posted by waynec on Sunday, August 31, 2014 11:07 AM

i stuck and recovered my share of tracks. we had to pull one out with a pair of D-9 CATs.

the #13 sep-oct 2014 MODERN WAR magazine has an article on the T-90.

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