heavy tank

heavy tank

[′hev·ē ′taŋk]
(ordnance)
A full-track combat tank with a weight of 56-85 tons.
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E (aka Tiger I)-the German heavy tank developed to counteract the superior fighting machines encountered in Germany's 1941 invasion of the Soviet Union.
Caption: LEFT & BELOW: An abandoned German Panzerkampfwagen VI <<Tiger I>> heavy tank sits on a street in the French city Marie, September 1944.
Dubbed Chaland, the smaller vessels are integral elements of the vessel's equipment and can carry 140 individuals or a heavy tank, with a maximum weight of 30t.
The area, from which Gaza militants had fired rockets at Israel in the past, came under heavy tank fire during Israel's ground operation, forcing thousands to flee.
ISRAELI forces, backed by heavy tank fire and air strikes, moved deeper into southern Gaza yesterday in search of a soldier apparently captured in a clash with Hamas militants earlier in the day.
Estes' M103 HEAVY TANK 1950-74 (9781849089814, $17.
The Tiger 1 is a German heavy tank that was one of the most advanced weapons during its time.
On the same day, an army officer said that "army troops surrounded early Tuesday an al-Qaida stronghold outside of Jaar town and pounded it with heavy tank fire.
The army also launched an assault on the Zabadani area near Damascus with heavy tank shelling, killing at least three people
Opposition groups and activists reported a "massacre" overnight Friday in Homs, saying more than 200 civilians were killed during a heavy tank and mortar bombardment by regime forces.
These forces began attacking [the city] backed by heavy tank shelling and rocket attacks from naval ships in order to liberate the 25th brigade just outside Zinjibar and under siege for over a month.
Another witness in Rastan, further to the north, said the town's main clinic was full of wounded people and there was no way to get them to a hospital because of heavy tank fire.