The T-54 is a Soviet 1st generation main battle tank put into service in 1947. It served throughout the Cold War and is one of the most produced MBTs at a total of roughly 70,000 units. Its most modern variants are still in active duty in many armies around the world.
The T-55 is an updated version of the T-54 that mainly features nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) protection capabilities.
- T-54 (1947)
- T-54 (1949)
- T-54 (1951)
- Tiran 4 - Captured T-54 by Israel
- Tiran 4S - Captured T-54 modernized by Israel
The Type 59 and Type 69 are Chinese derivatives of the T-54 family, with their own separate development lineages.
- Type 59 - Licensed and simplified T-54A by China
- ZTZ59A - Upgraded and redesignated Type 59
- Tiran 4
- Tiran 4S