- Nov 27, 2017
That would mean overhauling our bridges in ladakh again.. many of them have recently been strengthened to be able to transport T-72 / T-90..Not necessarily. You can bring a 60 ton MBT up there if adequate transportation infrastructure is made available.
And as Bleh said, you need a great deal of gun depression if you want to inflict the heaviest amount of damage to the enemy at the lowest damage to your own and you can't have that kind of depression with a 50-ton tank and provide adequate armor protection as well, it's just not possible, not with the current state of our material sciences.
Chinese 35 ton light tank is oversold though