Abrams Tanks | 5 Things You Don't Know About

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They’ve been battlefield game-changers for the past 35 years… Find out what makes Abrams tanks one of the most dynamic weapons in the world.

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  1. Mottlee
    Mottlee Mar 25, 2015

    I think the UK has one that can shoot on the move!

  2. 31266359
    31266359 Mar 25, 2015

    Fact 1 is incorrect. Now figure out which other tanks use the same gun...before the Abrams.

  3. Muttling
    Muttling Mar 26, 2015

    The German Leopards can engage targets while on the move and they've had that capability since the 1980's. The Israeli Merkava was upgraded to hit on the move capability in the 1990s. I'm sure there's more. The maker of this video needs to do better research. As for the final question in the video, "tank" or "water tank" was the code name that the British used for armor during WWI.

  4. RT841
    RT841 Mar 26, 2015

    So rockets can penetrate the composite armor?

  5. phoenix1957
    phoenix1957 Mar 26, 2015

    french heavy battle tank"LECLERC"can shoot on the move ,and,much more..

  6. Finder1009
    Finder1009 Mar 26, 2015

    according to what i've heard, both the UK and Germany have tanks that can hit on the move. I believe their names are Challanger and Leopard. i might have spelled the names wrong but im sure the tanks im referring to can be figured out.

  7. ontosmarsurf
    ontosmarsurf Mar 27, 2015

    One thing that Military.com got wrong, the M-1 Abrams isn't the only MBT that can fire it's guns while on the move. The German's Leopard ll A6 also can engage targets while moving and it's new L-55 120 MM gun outperforms the M-1 Abrams gun in range and a more powerful projectile.If they got that wrong in the video, what else did they get wrong ? The Leopard ll A6 may be the best MBT not the M-1 Abrams.

  8. pautscw
    pautscw Mar 27, 2015

    I believe the Challenger !! and the LeClerc can also fire on the move.

  9. WRG01
    WRG01 Apr 01, 2015

    "...little risk from incoming return fire." Right...

  10. 13643081
    13643081 Apr 02, 2015

    I really enjoy these videos, but the music is way too loud and it is difficult to understand the narrator. How about reducing the music levels by 70 - 80% guys?

  11. 19KILOO7
    19KILOO7 Apr 02, 2015

    Like in the movie Fury, the tank is a lethal weapon and home.

  12. 28576744
    28576744 Apr 03, 2015

    M 48A1 thru M60A3 From 1962 to 1966... 3rd Armored Div. in Germany and 1st Armored Division in Texas.. From Loader to Driver to Gunner and finally T.C.... To this day.. I have never forgotten.. my love affair, with tanks !!! I wish I could do it all again in the Abrams !!! After all... with a last name of.. KNIGHT... , WHAT ELSE WOULD I BE IN BUT... ARMOR !!!!!!!!

  13. 33813965
    33813965 Apr 03, 2015

    First basic training company for the M1 at Fort Knox. Awesome piece of machinery! Balanced it on a 3 or 4 foot high wall. Part of a driving course.Spent 2 years in 3rd ID in Germany and 2 years with 1/7 Cav at Fort Hood. Got out and spent almost 2 years in National guard on M48A5's. Talk about a time warp backwards...

  14. faceless_statistic
    faceless_statistic Apr 06, 2015

    Volume of Music to Voice: Hard to pick out voice. Turn up the mouth or turn down the tune. Factual Accuracy: Questionable on several points. Visuals: Synthetic image (and voice-mumble) need re-work. Conclusion: Abrams (thumbs up); this infotainment (thumbs down).

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