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tank [2]click to hear

Armed and armored vehicle mounted on track shoes.
tank [2] hatch fume extractor track shoe armored plate armor turret cannon headlight periscopic sight smoke bomb discharger machine gun gunner’s sight antenna track link sprocket wheel engine wheel fuel tank driver’s seat ammunition stowage commander’s seat

hatch click to hear

Small opening on the turret that the crew uses to enter and leave the tank.

fume extractor click to hear

Device that disperses fumes and gas resulting from cannon fire and prevents them from entering the tank.

track shoe click to hear

Chain of articulated track runners between the wheels and the ground; it allows the tank to move over uneven terrain.

armored plate click to hear

Metal plate covering the armor for greater protection.

armor click to hear

Metal covering used to protect against dangers such as light projectiles, shell bursts and radiation.

turret click to hear

Pivoting armored enclosure that houses the tank’s weaponry and aiming devices.

cannon click to hear

Piece of artillery used to fire shells (projectiles).

headlight click to hear

Lamp on the front of the vehicle to light up the space in front.

periscopic sight click to hear

Optical device used to target an object separated from the observer by an obstacle.

smoke bomb discharger click to hear

Launching device used to shroud the tank in artificial smoke to conceal a change in its firing position.

machine gun click to hear

Automatic weapon that fires in bursts.

gunner’s sight click to hear

Optical device with mirrors used by the gunner to survey the ground ahead from inside the tank.

antenna click to hear

Device that emits and receives radio waves.

track link click to hear

One of a series of articulated pieces that forms the track shoe.

sprocket wheel click to hear

Motor wheel with teeth that drives the track shoe.

engine click to hear

Device converting the combustion of fuel and air into mechanical energy.

wheel click to hear

One of the circular devices that support the tank and stretch and align the track shoe.

fuel tank click to hear

Armored reservoir for the fuel powering the vehicle.

driver’s seat click to hear

Seat occupied by the tank driver.

ammunition stowage click to hear

Compartments used to store projectiles.

commander’s seat click to hear

Position occupied by the tank commander, who directs combat operations.