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: â¢ Includes free decals and masking foilâ¢ Packed with color photosThe T-64 is a Soviet main battle tank, introduced in the early 1960s. It was used solely by the Soviet Army in its front-line divisions and was a more advanced counterpart to the T-62. Although the T-62 and the famed T-72 would see much wider use and generally more development, it was the T-64 that formed the basis of more modern Soviet tank designs like the T-80.A revolutionary feature of the T-64 is the incorporation of an automatic loader for its 115-mm gun, allowing a crew member's position to be omitted, and helping to keep the size and weight of the tank down. The T-64 also pioneered other Soviet tank technology, starting when the T-64A model of 1967 introduced the 125-mm smoothbore gun.This album of detailed photographs is invaluable for the modeler or enthusiast alike. All photo captions are in English with a Polish summary provided. About the SeriesThis is a classic series of highly illustrated books on the best machines of war, with several hundred photographs of each aircraft or vehicle. With close-up views of the key features of each machine, including its variations, markings and modifications, customizing and creating a model has never been easier. Includes extra features such as decals and masking foil.