Indian Army Main Battle Tanks (MBTs)

Dec 23, 2012 7:41 am 9 comments

Indian Army Main Battle Tanks comprise of Arjun MBT, T-90 Bhishma, T-72 Ajeya and now defunct T-55 and Vijayanta Tanks.

Arjun Main Battle Tank

Indian Army has placed an order for an additional 124 ‘Arjun’ Mk1 MBTs after Arjun tank had conclusively outperformed the T-90. In total 242 Arjun Mk1 MBTs are going to be inducted by Indian Army.

T-90 Bhishma Main Battle Tank

A total of 800 T-90 tanks are present in service with Indian Army. 1000 more to be produced by Indian under license from Russia by 2020.

T-72 Ajeya Main Battle Tank

Upgraded to advanced Ajeya Mk1 and MK2 standard mainly based on Polish PT-91 Twardy Tank features developed by DRDO. Around 2000 tanks are present in service with Indian Army

T-55 MBT and Vijayanta Tank

Both these tanks are now withdrawn from service of Indian Army and in storage or display.

  • Arjun Main Battle Tank Arjun Main Battle Tank Arjun Main Battle Tank (MBT) paraded on Army Day
  • Arjun MBT Handing Over Arjun MBT Handing Over Arjun MBT Tank Handed over to Indian Army by CVRDE, Avadi, Tamil Nadu
  • Arjun MBT Arjun MBT Arjun Tank on a Training Mission. 248 Mk1 and Mk2 Arjun MBTs have been ordered by Indian Army
  • T-90 Main Battle Tank T-90 Main Battle Tank T-90 Tank is the primary tank of Indian Army Armoured division
  • T-90 Main Battle Tank of India T-90 Main Battle Tank of India T-90 MBT is license produced by India with Partial Tranfer of Technology (ToT) from Russia
  • T-90 Bhishma Tank T-90 Bhishma Tank T-90 Bhishma MBT on Training in a desert.
  • T-90 Tank of Indian Army T-90 Tank of Indian Army Around 800 T-90 tanks are in service with Indian Army
  • T-72 Ajeya Main Battle Tank T-72 Ajeya Main Battle Tank T-72 Ajeya Main Battle Tank of Indian Army
  • T-72 Main Battle Tank T-72 Main Battle Tank T-72 MBTs upgraded to Mk1 and Mk2 standard are the main stay of Indian Army. Around 2000 T-72 Tanks are in Service with Indian Army.
  • T-72 Ajeya in Thar Desert T-72 Ajeya in Thar Desert T-72 Tank participating in Desert Exercise
  • T-72 Tank Driving Simulator T-72 Tank Driving Simulator Simulator used for T-72 Tank driving.
  • T-72 Tank on Republic Day Parade T-72 Tank on Republic Day Parade The Full Width Mine Plough, T-72 (FWMP) passes through the Rajpath during the 60th Republic Day Parade-2009
  • T-72 Ajeya MBT T-72 Ajeya MBT T-72 tank on Training
  • Vijayanta Tank Vijayanta Tank Vijayanta MBT is no more in service with Indian Army and is in Storage or Display
  • T-55 MBT of India T-55 MBT of India T-55 tank is withdrawn from service of Indian Army and is in Storage

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