IS-2

The Josef Stalin Tank

by Daniel Russ on October 25, 2015

Post image for The Josef Stalin Tank

  The trade off in tank manufacture is always weight and armor versus mobility. The heavier the armor, the harder it will be penetrate it. Heavy armor isn’t very nimble over bridges, or difficult terrain, and it consumes gas rapidly and lowers the range of the vehicle. So the M-4 Sherman was a lightly armored […]

Share

{ 0 comments }