From the Vault: MBT Steering and Transmissions circa 1972

In the second of our transmission themed “From the Vault” posts today, we present a 1972 article from International Defense Review titled “The Modern Battle Tank: Steering and Transmissions.”  Contrasting this article with the previous post from 1921 should give the reader a pretty good idea of just how far AFV transmissions advanced in 50 years.

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From the Vault: IDR Article on Tank Suspensions 1976

Today we present an article that originally appeared in International Defense Review way back in 1976.  While much has changed since then, a good deal of the information in this article is still relevant.