XLF-40

Federative Republic of Brazil (1976) Tracked Self-Propelled Multiple Rocket Launcher – 1 Prototype Built In 1973, Brazil began developing the X1 light tank, which was completed later that year. From there, the vehicle would spawn multiple variants, from bridge-laying vehicles to anti-aircraft vehicles. Another variant of the X1 combined the Brazilian research in rocket development,…

VBB-1

Federative Republic of Brazil (1969) Reconnaissance Vehicle – 1 Prototype Built Up until 1967, Brazil was dependent on foreign countries for armored vehicles. Throughout and in the aftermath of World War 2, Brazil would receive large numbers of cheap armored vehicles from the United States, including the M3 Stuart and the M4 Sherman, as it…

CCL X1A2 Carcará

Federative Republic of Brazil (1977/1978-1994) Light Tank – 24 Built At the beginning of the 1970s, the Brazilian Army started developing armored vehicles. They would start with wheeled vehicles. After having successfully developed the prototype concepts which would become the EE-9 Cascavel and the EE-11 Urutu, the Brazilians looked to tracked vehicles. Like the previous…

CCL X1 Pioneiro

Federative Republic of Brazil (1973-1994) Light Tank – 52 Built + 1 Prototype Up until 1967, Brazil was dependent on foreign states for armored vehicles. Throughout and in the aftermath of World War 2, Brazil would receive large numbers of cheap armored vehicles from the United States, including the M3 Stuart and the M4 Sherman,…

120mm Gun Tank T43

United States of America (1951) Heavy Tank – 6 Prototypes Built On September 7th, 1945, military heads of the Western Powers were horrified by what they saw rumbling towards them along Charlottenburger Chaussee in central Berlin during the Victory Parade. Celebrating the end of the Second World War, the increasingly threatening Soviet Union unveiled its…

VETE T-1 A-1 Cutia

Federative Republic of Brazil (1965) Reconnaissance Vehicle – 1 Prototype Built Up until 1967, Brazil was dependent on foreign countries for armored vehicles. Throughout and in the aftermath of World War 2, Brazil would receive large numbers of cheap armored vehicles from the United States, including the M3 Stuart and the M4 Sherman. In fact,…

Sherman Repotenciado

Argentina (1978) Medium Tank – 120 Operated After World War 2, Argentina decided that buying surplus tanks would be more economical than mass-producing their domestic Nahuel D.L.43 tank. Between 1946 and 1948, Argentina would acquire 360 American-built M4 Shermans from Belgium, of which 206 were Ex-British Sherman Fireflies and 154 were Shermans armed with the 75…

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