Was the B1 bis a good tank?

Was the B1 bis a good tank?

By the year it was introduced in service in 1937, and even still by 1940, the B1 Bis was a very capable tank when looking simply at its firepower and armor protection. Armament-wise, the B1 Bis had the most powerful tank gun mounted in any of the serial-produced tanks in French service, the 47 mm SA 35.

Who made the Centauro?

Iveco Fiat
B1 Centauro

Manufacturer Iveco Fiat (hull, propulsion) Oto Melara (weapons, turrets)
Unit cost €1.6 million
Produced 1991–2006
No. built 490+ (plus 249 Freccia)

Is the Centauro amphibious?

This combat vehicle is fitted with NBC protection and automatic fire suppression systems. It also has a laser warning receiver, which can be set to trigger smoke grenade dischargers. The Centauro 2 is operated by a crew of 4, including commander, gunner, driver and loader. The Centauro 2 is not amphibious.

What is a tank Wikipedia?

A tank is an armored fighting vehicle intended as a primary offensive weapon in front-line ground combat. They have heavy vehicle armor which provides protection for the crew, the vehicle’s munition storage, fuel tank and propulsion systems.

Was the Char B1 effective?

Among the most powerfully armed and armoured tanks of its day, the type was very effective in direct confrontations with German armour in 1940 during the Battle of France, but slow speed and high fuel consumption made it ill-adapted to the war of movement then being fought. …

How much does a tank destroyer cost?

M10 tank destroyer

3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M10
Designer U.S. Army Ordnance Department
Designed 1942
Manufacturer Fisher Body division of General Motors Ford Motor Company
Unit cost US$47,900 (equivalent to $758,693 in 2020)

What does the Centauro robot do?

The CENTAURO project aims at development of a human-robot symbiotic system where a human operator is telepresent with its whole body in a Centaur-like robot, which is capable of robust locomotion and dexterous manipulation in the rough terrain and austere conditions characteristic of disasters.

What is the world’s smallest tank?

The Badger
The Badger is officially the smallest passenger tank on Earth, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. It’s a one-man, all-terrain vehicle designed to breach buildings and other fortified positions.