TITLE

Armour for Urban Combat

AUTHOR(S)
Eshel, David
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Military Technology;2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features armored tanks that are suitable for urban combat. The author explains the importance of enhancing tank survivability in urban warfare and improving its visibility in buttoned up conditions. The cooperation between the tank and the supporting infantry crew is necessary in any conventional battlefield. Photographs of various military tanks are also presented.
ACCESSION #
24177036

 

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