Vietnamese PT-76s on exercise. Defencestudies.blogspot.com

The Soviet PT-76 May Be a Tank, But They All FLOAT.

hroughout the history of warfare, rivers and lakes have impeded an army’s mobility. This is particularly problematic for tanks which are heavier than most military vehicles. When existing bridges capable of supporting tanks are destroyed or too heavily defended to be worth the risk of assaulting directly, alternative water crossing methods must be sought. The first option is to construct pontoon…