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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2012 9:08 am Reply with quote Back to top

The BT tanks (Russian: Быстроходный танк (БТ), Bystrokhodny tank, lit. "fast tank" or "high-speed tank"[1]) were a series of Soviet cavalry tanks produced in large numbers between 1932 and 1941. They were lightly armoured, but reasonably well-armed for their time, and had the best mobility of all contemporary tanks of the world. The BT tanks were known by the nickname Betka from the acronym, or its diminutive Betushka.[2]
The direct successor of the BT tanks would be the famous T-34 medium tank, introduced in 1940, which would replace all of the Soviet fast tanks, infantry tanks, and medium tanks in service.

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The BT tanks were "convertible tanks". This was a feature designed by J. Walter Christie to reduce wear of the unreliable tank tracks of the 1930s. In about thirty minutes the crew could remove the tracks and engage a chain drive to the rearmost road wheel on each side, allowing the tank to travel at very high speeds on roads. In wheeled mode the tank was steered by pivoting the front road wheels. However, Soviet tank forces soon found the convertible option of little practical use in a country with few paved roads, and it consumed space and added needless complexity and weight. The feature was dropped from later Soviet designs.
Christie, a race car mechanic[citation needed] from New Jersey, had tried unsuccessfully to convince the U.S. Army Ordnance Bureau to adopt his Christie tank design. In 1930, Soviet agents at Amtorg, ostensibly a Soviet trade organization, used their New York political contacts to persuade U.S. military and civilian officials to provide plans and specifications of the Christie tank to the Soviet Union. At least two of Christie's M1931 tanks (without turrets) were later purchased in the United States and sent to the Soviet Union under false documentation in which they were described as "agricultural tractors."[citation needed] Both tanks were successfully delivered to the Kharkov Komintern Locomotive Plant (KhPZ). The original Christie tanks were designated fast tanks by the Soviets, abbreviated BT (later referred to as BT-1). Based both on them and on previously obtained plans, three unarmed BT-2 prototypes were completed in October 1931 and mass production began in 1932. Most BT-2s were equipped with a 37 mm gun and a machine gun, but shortages of 37 mm guns led to some early examples being fitted with three machine guns.
The sloping front hull (glacis plate) armor design of the Christie M1931 prototype was retained in later Soviet tank hull designs, later adopted for side armor as well.
The BT-5 and later models were equipped with a 45 mm gun.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2012 7:39 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Is this where we can talk about these awesome tanks lol??
 
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:22 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Yes lol, lets see your mind blow to this awesomeness of fast and mobile tanks.
 
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:43 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Ok sir then will do.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:55 am Reply with quote Back to top

Indeed sir, these are some of the best tank designs.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2012 3:23 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Well I don't think this in the game?
 
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:20 am Reply with quote Back to top

Nope but it would be a cavalry tank not much armour or attack, just speed.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 21, 2012 11:42 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Oh I c well it could be easily destroyed then.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 8:38 pm Reply with quote Back to top

We actually added two such tanks in UV.
 
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