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General Characteristics
Length:7.44 m
Width:2.87 m
Height:2.82 m
Weight:28.5 t
Speed:40 km/h (road)
22 km/h (off-road)
Range: 200 km
Primary armament:76.2 mm
Secondary armament:3 or 4 7.62 mm machineguns
Power plant:-

The T-28 was the Soviet Union's first medium tank. It was produced in 1931 and was intended to break through fortified defensive zones.

Table of contents
1 Production History
2 Combat History

Production History

The T-28 had one large turret with a 76.2 mm gun and two smaller turrets with 7.62 mm machineguns.


Combat History

The T-28 was used during the Winter War against Finland and against the Japanese in 1939. The armour of the T-28 was found to be too thin and after the Winter War production was halted and the tank replaced by the T-34.

See also: List of tanks, List of Soviet tanks.

The T-28 Trojan was a trainer airplane used by the U.S. Navy after 1949. It was later replaced by the T-34 Mentor.