A Tale about the T-62 Tank: Cold War Relic- #3 Tank Stories
Tank History and Specs:
- Production began in 1961
- Since then over 20000 have been built
- Still sees a lot of action in Middle East and Africa
- Armament includes a 115mm Smoothbore gun and 12.7mm DShKM AA gun
The date is January 7th 2019 50km south of the Libyan Coastal city of Tripoli. Two T-62 tanks are crossed paths
The opposing tank crew have not noticed the Camouflaged T-62 approaching them.
The tank gunner directs Artillery support against the stationary T-62. The shells fail to hit the tank. Taking matters into its own hands the T-62 with upgraded optics and rangefinders FIRES.
Its a DIRECT HIT the Ammo rack of the enemy T-62 is up in flames and the resting crew have both been killed in the explosion.
A Contempt crew scuttles off leaving the burning T-62 to its Fate.
With over 20000 of these tanks produced the cases of T-62 Vs T-62 are very high especially in countries of the Middle East and Africa.