Wednesday Weapons

Object 279?Kotin[1]?(?????? 279 ?????) was a?Soviet?experimental?heavy tank?developed at the end of 1959.

This special purpose tank was intended to fight on cross country terrain, inaccessible to conventional tanks, acting as a heavy breakthrough tank, and if necessary withstanding even the shockwave of a nuclear explosion. It was planned as a tank of the Supreme Command Reserve.[…]