The M-87 is a main battle tank developed for the Nekhtetan Land Forces.

M-87
M-87
Type Main battle tank
Place of origin  Nekhteta
Service history
In service 1985–present
Used by  Nekhteta
Production history
Designed 1983
Produced 1985–present
Number built 2,000+
Variants See variants
Specifications
Weight 41.5 tonnes
Length 9.53 m
Width 3.57 m
Height 2.19 m
Crew 3 (commander, gunner, driver)

Armor Composite
Main
armament
1× 128 mm PL 113M smoothbore gun
Secondary
armament
1× 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun
1× 12.7mm anti-aircraft gun
5× smoke grenade lanuchers
Engine V-12 diesel
1,000 hp (746 kW)
Power/weight 4.10 hp/tonne
Suspension torsion bar
Fuel capacity 1200 + 400l
Operational
range
700 km
Speed 68 km/h

DevelopmentEdit

Operational historyEdit

DesignEdit

ArmamentEdit

MobilityEdit

ProtectionEdit

VariantsEdit

Domestic variantsEdit

  • M-87A:
  • M-87D:
  • M-87AB:
  • M-87AI: Armoured recovery vehicle.
  • M-87AS: Standard tank variant of the Nekhtetan Land Forces.
  • M-87AM: Improvement of the M-87AB model.

OperatorsEdit