Category: Abrams

Houthi Rebels fire anti-tank missile at Saudi Abrams tank

In a short video posted to YouTube Wednesday, Yemen‘s Houthi rebels appear to have filmed themselves firing an anti-tank missile at a M1A2 Abrams tank of Saudi Armed Forces. Houthi rebels have released a video they claim shows the moment of anti-tank guided missile shelling a Saudi M1A2 Abrams tank in the Jizan province bordering […]

U.S. Army equips its Abrams tanks with jam-resistant GPS system

The U.S. Army has began outfitted its M1A1 Abrams tanks with Mounted Assured Precision Navigation & Timing System (MAPS) anti-jam GPS devices that allow U.S. combat vehicles to operate in an environment when GPS signals are degraded or denied. MAPS is a military technology designed to be installed on vehicles, providing soldiers with accurate position, navigation […]

U.S. Army shows its ‘sniper tanks’

The U.S. Army has released a 30-seconds video that showed some unusual tactics of using Abrams tanks and Bradley combat vehicles. The tweet with video, which includes footage of “sniper tanks”, shows Abrams tank and Bradley fighting vehicle, which are hiding in the folds of the terrain and dense overgrowth. Thanks to camouflage, combat vehicles […]

Australia to buy latest Abrams tank version

The U.S. State Department recently approved the potential sale to Australia of the latest version of the Abrams tank, according to Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA). On April 29, 2021, the DSCA, the Pentagon’s top arms broker, announced that the U.S. State Department has cleared a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia […]

U.S. Army Armor School receives newest M1 Abrams tank variant

The United States Army Armor School has received a batch of Abrams M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 (SEPv3) main battle tanks. The 52nd Armor Commandant of Army Armor School announced on its Twitter account that new M1A2 SEPv3 tanks arrived at Fort Benning. “Our new M1A2 SEPv3s arrived and we excited,” the command said in a Twitter […]

U.S. Marine Corps deactivated another tank unit

The United States Marine Corps said final goodbyes to Bravo Company, 2d Tank Battalion during the deactivation ceremony on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 2d Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) have participated in a deactivation ceremony of Bravo Company, 2d Tanks Battalion on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 13, 2020. […]