Pictures from Tankfest 2015

From Redditor scottie_12321 (also his Imgur account, without the underline)

Tiger 131

The only working Tiger I tank in the world, also used in the film “Fury”. Built by Henschel & Son with around 1,347 being built. The Tiger I features an 88mm cannon, originally designed for use as an anti-aircraft gun, before being used on the Tiger. This Tiger was captured in North Africa during WWII. At Bovington Tank Museum.


The British Centurion, is widely considered to be one of the most successful post-war tank designs. With 13 marks of the tank being produced, and them still being in service today. At Bovington Tank Museum.

Sherman “Fury” M4A3E8

American Sherman tank used in the film “Fury” starring Brad Pitt. At Bovington Tank Museum


An American Heavy Tank. Around 300 were produced and they served both the United States Army and the US Marine Corps in the Cold War. Until the development of the M1 Abrams in the mid-1970s, it was the heaviest and most heavily armed tank in US service.The last M103s were withdrawn from service in 1974. At Bovington Tank Museum


A Russian T-34-85 tank (Seb: of course, with Polish markings), 29,430 were produced throughout WWII. Designed from 1937 through to 1940 and produced from 1940 until 1958, with them still being in service today. At Bovington Tank Museum.


Russian MBT, about 20,000 were produced. The T-72 was widely exported and saw service in 40 countries and in numerous conflicts. Improved variants are still being built for export customers. At Bovington Tank Museum.

Type 59

A Chinese variant of the T-54 Russian tank. Over 10,000 of the tanks were produced by the time production ended in 1980 with approximately 5,500 serving with the Chinese armed forces. At Bovington Tank Museum.