T-72M1 Battle RC Tank RTR w/ Tx/Sound/Infrared (Desert)
|Type||T-72M1 Battle Tank (Desert)|
|Speed||3 Forward and 2 reverse Speeds|
|Requires||14 x AA Battery|
The T-72 battle tank entered production in 1970 and was arguably one of the Soviets most successful engineering achievement of the era. The T-72 was the most commonly used tank by the Warsaw Pact from the 1970s to the collapse of the Soviet Union. Even today, the T-72 still forms the bulk of the former Warsaw countries tank force including Russia. The T-72 is one of the most widely produced, exported and copied post-World War Two tanks, second only to the T-54/55. Production of the T-72 exceeded 25,000 units and its chassis/basic design served as the basis for many of the proceeding generations of tanks.
The T-72 was extremely lightweight and very small compared to Western battle tanks of the same generation. It's equipped with a 125mm smooth-bore cannon which is capable of firing anti-tank guided missiles and an autoloader, decreasing the size of the tank by eliminating the need of an extra loader crew. The T-72 was designed as a mass production tank, relying on mobility, adequate ...
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Found 2 years ago at HobbyKing