T-15 Armata Infantry Fighting Vehicle

T-15 Armata

The T-15 Armata (aka Object 149) is a new Russian Heavy Infantry Fighting Vehicle. Using the same Universal Chassis as the T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank, it was officially unveiled to the world’s media on the 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade. It is referred to as the “BMP T-15” by the manufacturer, Uralvagonzavod.  The universal chassis has been reversed when compared to the T-14 so has a different layout. The […]

IS-7 Heavy Tank

IS-7 Tank

IS-7 Tank Development and History The IS-7 Tank was a Russian Heavy Tank designed for breaking through enemy lines. It was another of the IS Tank series aka JS or “Joseph Stalin” Tank. The design phase started in 1945 under the designation Object 230. The Complete development history for the Object 230 shows that there appeared to be 2 designs, possibly due to the relocation of the Kirov’s plant to […]