|Type||Main battle tank|
|Place of origin||Soviet Union|
|Weight||43 metric tons|
|Armour||700 mm (hull front) |
600 mm (turret)
|125 mm 2A82 smoothbore gun |
130 mm rifled gun
|Engine||2V-16 multifuel diesel engine|
Object 785 (Объект 785) was a Soviet experimental tank built in the late 1970s. It was an improved variant of the T-80B, with fourteen road wheels (7 road axles).
The tank was testing the new 125 mm 2A82 smoothbore gun, carrying 50 rounds of ammunition, 30 of which in the loading mechanism. It was also testing a 130 mm rifled gun, an improved variant of the M-65 gun used on tanks like Object 279.
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