Dates of Introduction

Rest-of-world benchmarks are italicized

1915

(Month unavailable)
Armored Car No. 1; Armored Car No. 2

1916

June
Mark I (UK); Mack/White/Locomobile Armored Cars

1917

September
Renault FT (France)
(Month unavailable)
King Armored Car

1918

October
6-ton Tank M1917
(Month unavailable)
3-ton Special Tractor M1918

1920

January
Heavy Tank Mk. VIII

1928

February
Medium Tank M1
October
Light Tank M1

1930

(Month unavailable)
6-ton Tank M1917A1

1931

(Month unavailable)
Armored Car M1

1934

(Month unavailable)
Scout Car M1

1935

December
Char B1 (France)
(Month unavailable)
Light Tank M2A1; Light Tank M2A2; Combat Car M1; Convertible Medium Tank M1

1936

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June
CTL-3
July
SOMUA S 35 (France)

1937

(Month unavailable)
Scout Car M2; Scout Car M3; Scout Car M4 (T13)

1938

(Month unavailable)
Light Tank M2A3; Combat Car M1A1; Combat Car M1A1E1

1939

June
CTL-3A
October
Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.D (Germany)
(Month unavailable)
Sd.Kfz.251 Ausf.A (Germany); Scout Car M3A1; Medium Tank M2

1940

May
Light Tank M2A4
September
T-34 Model 1940 (USSR)
December
Medium Tank M2A1
(Month unavailable)
Combat Car M2

1941

March
Light Tank M3 Stuart
May
Half-track Personnel Carrier M3; Half-track Car M2
June
Light Tank M3(diesel) Stuart; Medium Tank M3 Lee
July
LVT1
August
75mm GMC M3; 81mm Mortar Carrier M4
(Month unavailable)
CTL-3M

1942

January
Medium Tank M3A1 Lee; Medium Tank M3A2 Lee; Medium Tank M3A5 Lee; 105mm HMC T19
February
Medium Tank M4A1 Sherman; 75mm HMC T30
March
Medium Tank M3A3 Lee
April
Light Tank M5 Stuart; Medium Tank M4A2 Sherman; 37mm GMC M6; 105mm HMC M7
May
Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.G (Germany); Light Tank M3A1 Stuart
June
Medium Tank M3A4 Lee; Medium Tank M4A3 Sherman; MGMC T28E1
July
Medium Tank M4 Sherman; Medium Tank M4A4 Sherman
August
Pz.Kpfw.Tiger Ausf.E (Germany); Light Tank M3A1(diesel) Stuart
September
Light Tank M3A3 Stuart; 3" GMC M10; 75mm HMC M8; 155mm GMC M12
October
Armored Car T17E1 Staghound I; 3" GMC M10A1; TRV M31B1; Cargo Carrier M30
November
Light Tank M5A1 Stuart
December
Half-track Personnel Carrier M5; Medium Tank M7; Heavy Tank M6; 57mm GMC T48; MGMC M14; TRV M31
(Month unavailable)
LVT2; Heavy Tank T1E1; Armored Car T17 Deerhound

1943

January
Pz.Kpfw.Panther Ausf.D (Germany); MGMC M13
February
MGMC M15
March
Universal Carrier T16; Half-track Car M9A1; Light Armored Car M8 Greyhound; Heavy Tank M6A1
April
Light Tank M22 Locust
May
81mm Mortar Carrier M4A1; MGMC M16
June
TRV M32B2
July
Armored Utility Car M20; Medium Tank M4A6 Sherman
October
Half-track Personnel Carrier M3A1; Half-track Personnel Carrier M5A1; Half-track Car M2A1; Medium Tank T23; 76mm GMC M18; Armored Car T17E2 Staghound AA; CGMC M15A1
December
MGMC M17; TRV M32B1
(Month unavailable)
CTMS-1TB1

1944

January
Pz.Kpfw.Tiger Ausf.B (Germany); T-34-85 (USSR); Medium Tank M4A1(76)W Sherman; 81mm Mortar Carrier M21
February
Medium Tank M4A3(75)W Sherman; Medium Tank M4(105) Sherman
March
Medium Tank M4A3(76)W Sherman; LVT(A)4; 105mm HMC M7B1; Twin 20mm GMC T10E1; TRV M32
April
Light Tank M24 Chaffee; 90mm GMC M36
May
Medium Tank M4A2(76)W Sherman; Medium Tank M4A3(105) Sherman; TRV M32B3
June
Assault Tank M4A3E2 Sherman
August
Medium Tank M4A3(76)W HVSS Sherman
September
Medium Tank M4(105) HVSS Sherman; Medium Tank M4A3(105) HVSS Sherman
October
AUV M39; 90mm GMC M36B1
November
Heavy Tank M26 Pershing
(Month unavailable)
LVT4; LVT3; LVT(A)2; Medium Tank M4A1(76)W HVSS Sherman; Medium Tank M4A2(76)W HVSS Sherman; LVT(A)1

1945

February
155mm GMC M40
March
TRV M32A1B3
April
LVT(A)5; Twin 40mm GMC M19
May
90mm GMC M36B2; TRV M32A1B1
June
155mm HMC M41; 8" HMC M43
July
Medium Tank M45
September
105mm HMC M37
(Month unavailable)
Universal Carrier T16E2; AUV M44

1946

February
FV4007 Centurion Mk.I (UK)

1948

(Month unavailable)
Medium Tank M26A1 Pershing

1949

(Month unavailable)
Medium Tank M46 Patton

1950

(Month unavailable)
T-54 Model 1949 (USSR)

1951

June
90mm Gun Tank M47 Patton 47
August
Twin 40mm SPG M42
(Month unavailable)
76mm Gun Tank M41 Walker Bulldog; 40mm GMC M34

1952

April
90mm Gun Tank M48 Patton 48
August
155mm SPG M53; 8" SPH M55
(Month unavailable)
AIV M75; 76mm Gun Tank M41A1 Walker Bulldog; 155mm SPH M44

1953

August
APC M59
(Month unavailable)
90mm SPG M56

1954

February
TRV M74

1955

(Month unavailable)
76mm Gun Tank M41A2 Walker Bulldog; 76mm Gun Tank M41A3 Walker Bulldog; Flame Thrower Tank M67; Flame Thrower Tank M67A1; 106mm Multiple SPR M50 Ontos; 105mm SPH M52; 105mm SPH M52A1; 155mm SPH M44A1; Twin 40mm SPG M42A1

1956

April
120mm Gun Tank M103
(Month unavailable)
LVTP5; 90mm Gun Tank M48A2 Patton 48; LVTR1

1957

(Month unavailable)
LVTH6; 4.2" SPM M84

1959

(Month unavailable)
120mm Gun Tank M103A1

1960

(Month unavailable)
APC M113; 105mm Gun Tank M60; MRV M88

1961

(Month unavailable)
107mm Self-propelled Mortar Carrier M106

1962

July
T-62 Model 1962 (USSR)
October
105mm Gun Tank M60A1; 105mm SPH M108
November
155mm SPH M109
December
120mm Gun Tank M103A2; ACPC M577
(Month unavailable)
ACRC M114; ACRC M114A1; Flame Thrower Tank M67A2; 175mm SPG M107; 8" SPH M110

1963

February
90mm Gun Tank M48A3 Patton 48
March
SP Flame Thrower M132
December
SP Flame Thrower M132A1
(Month unavailable)
106mm Multiple SPR M50A1 Ontos

1964

September
107mm Self-propelled Mortar Carrier M106A1; ACPC M577A1
(Month unavailable)
APC M113A1; AVLB M60A1

1965

September
KPz Leopard (FRG)
(Month unavailable)
CEV M728

1966

July
152mm Gun-launcher AR/AAV M551 Sheridan
November
FV4201 Chieftain Mk.I (UK)
(Month unavailable)
AMX-30B (France)

1967

(Month unavailable)
90mm Gun Tank M48A3 (Mod B) Patton 48

1969

(Month unavailable)
ACRC M114A2; M163 VADS; SP SAM M730 Chaparral

1970

December
SPz Marder 1 (FRG)
(Month unavailable)
BMP-1 Model 1970 (USSR)

1971

(Month unavailable)
LVTP7

1972

(Month unavailable)
152mm Gun-launcher AR/AAV M551A1 Sheridan; 105mm Gun Tank M60A1(AOS); LVTC7

1973

(Month unavailable)
T-64A (USSR); 152mm Gun Tank M60A2; 155mm SPH M109A1

1974

(Month unavailable)
155mm SPH M109A1B

1975

June
MRV M88A1
October
105mm Gun Tank M48A5 Patton 48
(Month unavailable)
105mm Gun Tank M60A1(RISE); FIST-V M981

1976

(Month unavailable)
155mm SPH M109A2

1977

(Month unavailable)
105mm Gun Tank M60A1(RISE)(PASSIVE); 8" SPH M110A1

1978

(Month unavailable)
T-80B (USSR); 105mm Gun Tank M60A3; 8" SPH M110A2

1979

July
ACPC M577A2
August
105mm Gun Tank M60A3(TTS)
October
KPz Leopard 2 (FRG)
(Month unavailable)
APC M113A2

1980

February
105mm Gun Tank M1 Abrams

1981

May
IFV M2 Bradley; CFV M3 Bradley

1982

(Month unavailable)
MLRS M270; SP SAM M730A1 Chaparral; Cargo Carrier M548A1

1983

April
FV4030/4 Challenger 1 (UK)
October
AAVP7A1
(Month unavailable)
LAV-25; 155mm SPH M109A4; AAVC7A1; AAVR7A1

1984

October
105mm Gun Tank IPM1 Abrams
(Month unavailable)
M163A1 PIVADS; FAASV M992

1985

August
120mm Gun Tank M1A1 Abrams
(Month unavailable)
LAV-M; LAV-L

1986

(Month unavailable)
SP SAM M730A2 Chaparral; ACE M9; LAV-R

1987

(Month unavailable)
APC M113A3; IFV M2A1 Bradley; CFV M3A1 Bradley; LAV-AT; LAV-C2

1988

October
120mm Gun Tank M1A1 HA Abrams
(Month unavailable)
FV510 Warrior (UK); IFV M2A2 Bradley; CFV M3A2 Bradley; Smoke Generator Carrier M1059

1989

(Month unavailable)
152mm Gun-launcher AR/AAV M551A1(TTS) Sheridan

1992

January
Char Leclerc (France)
April
155mm SPH M109A6 Paladin
December
120mm Gun Tank M1A2 Abrams

1994

May
FV4034 Challenger 2 (UK)
(Month unavailable)
T-90 (Russia); ACPC M577A3; Cargo Carrier M548A3

1996

(Month unavailable)
Smoke Generator Carrier M1059A3

1997

July
HRV M88A2 HERCULES

1998

(Month unavailable)
Mechanized Smoke Obscurant Carrier M58 Wolf

1999

(Month unavailable)
ASV M1117 Guardian

2000

April
IFV M2A3 Bradley; CFV M3A3 Bradley
September
MLRS M270A1
December
The AFV Database
(Month unavailable)
120mm Gun Tank M1A1D Abrams

2001

(Month unavailable)
120mm Gun Tank M1A2 SEP Abrams

2003

November
ICV M1126 Stryker

2005

August
MC-B M1129 Stryker

2006

February
NBCRV M1135 Stryker
July
MGS M1128 Stryker

2007

(Month unavailable)
M1200 Armored Knight

2008

(Month unavailable)
120mm Gun Tank M1A2 SEP V2 Abrams

2009

(Month unavailable)
120mm Gun Tank M1A1 SA Abrams

2014

(Month unavailable)
120mm Gun Tank M1A2 SEP V2 ECP1 Abrams

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