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ISIS Tanks

The Islamic State (IS), alternatively known as:

  • Daesh
  • The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
  • The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

is a quasi-state that bases its practices on fundamentalist Sunni Islam.

While it engages in terrorism, it has characteristics associated with states, included territory and a population that

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Altay Main Battle Tank

The Altay MBT will be Turkey’s first indigenous main battle tank. In 2005, Defense Industries of Turkey (SSM) launched the Altay National Tank Project. Otokar was chosen as the main contractor in 2008, and development of the MBT began in 2009. Otokar is working alongside South Korea’s Hyundai Rotem and its subcontractors Aselsan, MKEK and
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First Gulf War – Battle of 73 Easting

During the Battle of 73 Easting, well-trained American and British troops with M1A1 and Challenger 1 main battle tanks defeated Iraqis with older T-55s, T-62s and T-72s.

Background

The First Gulf War began on January 17, 1991, when Coalition forces, led by the United States, began an air campaign against Iraq.

A ground attack on was

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Yom Kippur War – Battle of Golan Heights

The Battle of Golan Heights was a battle between Syrian and Israeli forces that took place at the beginning of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

During the Battle of Golan Heights, Syrian tanks vastly outnumbered Israeli tanks. However, the Israelis were able to defeat the Syrians, largely because of the superiority of Israeli tanks.

The

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Six Day War

The Six Day War, which took place between June 5 and June 10, 1967, was the first Israeli-Arab conflict in which tanks played a major, decisive role.

More than 2,500 tanks were involved.

Israel had Super Sherman, Centurion, Patton and AMX-13 tanks.

During the Six Day War, Israel used a newer, more effective tank strategy.

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Indo-Pakistani War 1965 – Battle of Chawinda

The Battle of Chawinda, which took place during the 1965 Indo-Pakistani War, was one of the largest tank battles since the Second World War.

It has been claimed that as many as two thousand tanks took part in the battle, and that the Battle of Kursk has been the only tank battle that involved more

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Indo-Pakistani War 1965 – Battle of Asal Uttar

The Battle of Asal Uttar, between India and Pakistan, was one of the largest tank battles since World War II.

It took place near the city of Asal Uttar in the state of Punjab, India from September 8 to September 10, 1965.

The Battle of Asal Uttar demonstrated the importance of strategy and crew competence

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World War II – Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation

The Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation, also known as Operation August Storm, was a Soviet campaign against the Japanese that began in August 1945.  Along with the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States, the Manchurian Strategic Defensive Operation helped to force the Japanese to surrender at the end of World War II.

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World War II – Battle of the Bulge

The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Offensive, was Germany's last great tank offensive in World War II and the largest combat action in US military history.

It took place in the Ardennes Forest in France, Luxembourg and Belgium and lasted from December 16, 1944 to January 25, 1945.

The name "Battle

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