Vickers Six Ton Tanks

by Ley Reynolds

The Vickers Six Ton Rank of the 1930s was one of that era's most successful designs, being exported to 9 countries and spawning the Polish 7TP and Soviet T-26 designs (both of which there were many sub variants - Editor).

Photos 6090515-527 - Helsinki Costal Defence Museum
6100857-864 - Parola Tank Museum
6180677-683 - Bovington Tank Museum

Variants Type A - Two turrets each with one machine gun.
Type B - Single turret with one machine gun and one 47mm cannon.

Customers
Bolivia - 1 x Type A and 2 x Type B
Bulgaria - 8 x Type B
China - 20 x Type B
Finland - 33 x Type B (later rearmed with Russian 45mm cannon and called T-26E, last examp;e retired in 1959).
Greece - 2 x Type A and 2 x Type B
Poland - 16 x Type A and 22 x Type B
Portugal - 2 x Type B
Soviet Union - 15 x Type A
Thailand - 30 x Type B
United Kingdom - 4 x Type B
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