Does the Russian ‘Armata’ main battle tank ‘Outmatch’ the British Challenger 2 tank?

  • By Our Bureau
  • 07:57 AM, July 24, 2020
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On July 16 2020, the U.K. Parliament launched an inquiry into procurement and use of armoured fighting vehicles in the British Army.

The House of Commons Committee on Defence commented: “The Army’s main battle tank (the Challenger 2) has been in service for around 20 years and has yet to receive any significant capability upgrades, leaving it outmatched by potential adversaries such as the Russian Armata tank.”

So, how superior is Russia’s Armata T-14 tank to the Challenger and tanks of other NATO armies such as the M1A2 Abrams?

Let us find out.