A tank is a tracked armoured fighting vehicle, designed to engage enemy forces by the use of direct fire. Characterised by heavy weapons and armour, a tank also has a high degree of mobility that allows it to cross rough terrain at relatively high speeds. While tanks are expensive to operate and logistically demanding, they are among the most formidable and versatile weapons of the modern battlefield, both for their ability to engage other ground targets and their shock value against infantry.
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