The record among all the designed tanks-“monsters” land cruiser “Rat”
Informative YouTube channel RealLifeLore released a video for the biggest tanks that were ever built or designed.
Included in the top fighting vehicles of world wars and the modern M1 Abrams designed in USA and manufactured since 1980.
According to the authors, the American car weighs 62 tons, which is comparable with the mass of the 49 cars Toyota Corolla 2016 model year. Her crew consists of four people. However, in size it is inferior to the French Char 2C superheavy tank, which accommodates 12 people. Its length was 10, and 27 meters width — 3 meters. He weighed in at 69 tons. This tank was developed in France during the First world war, there were built 10 of these machines.
At the same time in Germany was designed by the super heavy tank K-Wagen which was never completed. He had to weigh like two M1 Abrams and his crew consist of 27 people. During the Second world war, German engineers have created another super-heavy tank “Maus”. His weight was a record-breaking 188 tons, however was made only a few copies that did not participate in hostilities.
The record among all the designed tanks-“monsters” land cruiser “Rat” weighing a thousand tons and a length of 39 meters. It was never built due to lack of technology and equipment. In addition, it would be vulnerable to bombs.
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