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T-64 Battle Tank: The Cold War's Most Secret Tank #223 Osprey New Vanguard

By: Steven J. Zaloga

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002906


The T-64 tank was the most revolutionary design of the whole Cold War, designed to provide the firepower and armour protection of a heavy tank in a medium-weight design. It pioneered a host of new technologies including laminate armour, stereoscopic tank rangefinders, opposed-piston engines, smooth-bore tank guns with discarding sabot ammunition, and gun-fired guided projectiles. These impressive features meant that the Russians were loath to part with the secrets of the... View more info