T-43 Light Tank
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modified: Nov 10, 2012

T-43 (not to be confused with the medium tank from WWII) was a Soviet project to design more advanced amphibious tanks. It began in 1934 and was focused in equipping amphibious tanks with convertible tracks. There were two versions developed. The T-43-1 was built at Zavod Nr. 37 and T-43-2 at OKMO. The former was an amphibious version and the latter was not. Both versions were competitively tested at NIIBT in Kubinka. However, the results were unsatisfactory and the project was cancelled.



References: STCV