162.Lebanese Armed Forces Vehicles: The T-54/55

A Lebanese Army T-54-2 during a military parade in the early 1990s.
A Lebanese Army T-54-2 during a military parade in the early 1990s.
A Lebanese Army T-54-2 in Beirut in the 1990s.
A Lebanese Army T-54-2 in Beirut in the 1990s.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 2nd Mechanized Brigade during the 1995 military parade.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 2nd Mechanized Brigade during the 1995 military parade.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 2nd Mechanized Brigade during the 1995 military parade.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 2nd Mechanized Brigade during the 1995 military parade.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 2nd Mechanized Brigade during the 1995 military parade.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 2nd Mechanized Brigade during the 1995 military parade.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 2nd Mechanized Brigade during the 1995 military parade. Note the Starfish roadwheels.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 2nd Mechanized Brigade during the 1995 military parade. Note the Starfish roadwheels.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the military parade in 2000.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the military parade in 2000.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the military parade in 2000.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the military parade in 2000.
A line up of Lebanese Army T-55 tanks of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the military parade in 2000.
A line up of Lebanese Army T-55 tanks of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the military parade in 2000.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the military parade in 2000.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the military parade in 2000.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010.
A Lebanese Army Volvo NL12 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army Volvo NL12 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army Volvo NL12 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-55 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-55 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army Volvo NL12 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-55 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-55 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-55 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-55 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army MAN TGA 33.400 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army MAN TGA 33.400 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army MAN TGA 33.400 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-55 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-55 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army MAN TGA 33.400 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-55 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-55 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army MAN TGA 33.400 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army MAN TGA 33.400 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-54 of the 9th Mechanized Brigade, Southern Lebanon, April 2010. The T-54 is an ex-Lebanese Forces militia tank.
A Lebanese Army T-55 with a KMT-5M mine clearing device,2000s.
A Lebanese Army T-55 with a KMT-5M mine clearing device,2000s.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks during a military exercise, 2000s.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks during a military exercise, 2000s.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks during a military parade in the early 1990s.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks during a military parade in the early 1990s.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank during a military exercise, 2000s.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank during a military exercise, 2000s.
Lebanese Army MAN TGA 33.400 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with LAF T-55s, Matn district, June 16, 2010.
Lebanese Army MAN TGA 33.400 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with LAF T-55s, Matn district, June 16, 2010.
A Lebanese Army Volvo NL12 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a LAF T-55, Matn district, September 5, 2011. The T-55 snorkel still bears its original sand color revealing the Libyan origin of this tank.
A Lebanese Army Volvo NL12 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade with a LAF T-55, Matn district, September 5, 2011. The T-55 snorkel still bears its original sand color revealing the Libyan origin of this tank.
Samer Kassis next to Lebanese Army T-55s of the Maghaweer Regiment during the live-fire exercise in Aqoura, September 9, 2011. (EGL/Samer Kassis)
Samer Kassis next to Lebanese Army T-55s of the Maghaweer Regiment during the live-fire exercise in Aqoura, September 9, 2011. (EGL/Samer Kassis)
A Lebanese Army T-55 tanks of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the live-fire exercise in Aqoura, September 9, 2011. (EGL/Samer Kassis)
A Lebanese Army T-55 tanks of the 6th Mechanized Brigade during the live-fire exercise in Aqoura, September 9, 2011. (EGL/Samer Kassis)
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks in Tyre region, October 2006.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks in Tyre region, October 2006.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks in Tyre region, September 2006.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks in Tyre region, September 2006.
A Lebanese Army T-55 during Nahr El Bared battle in 2007. Note the VAB of the Maghaweer Regiment in the Background.
A Lebanese Army T-55 during Nahr El Bared battle in 2007. Note the VAB of the Maghaweer Regiment in the Background.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Naqoura, August 15, 2010.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Naqoura, August 15, 2010.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 21, 2012.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 21, 2012.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO/STR
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO/STR
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 21, 2012.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 21, 2012.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Stringer)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Stringer)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012.  (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012.  (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012.  (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012.  (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-54 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Stringer   )
A Lebanese Army T-54 in Tripoli, August 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Stringer )
A Lebanese Army T-55 crew in Bab al-Tebbaneh neighbourhood, in Tripoli, northern Lebanon October 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim)
A Lebanese Army T-55 crew in Bab al-Tebbaneh neighbourhood, in Tripoli, northern Lebanon October 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, December 05, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, December 05, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, December 05, 2012.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, December 05, 2012.
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 12th Mechanized Brigade in Tripoli, December 06, 2012. AFP PHOTO / STR
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 12th Mechanized Brigade in Tripoli, December 06, 2012. AFP PHOTO / STR
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 12th Mechanized Brigade in Tripoli, December 06, 2012. AFP PHOTO / STR
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 12th Mechanized Brigade in Tripoli, December 06, 2012. AFP PHOTO / STR
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 12th Mechanized Brigade in Tripoli, May 20, 2013. (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim)
A Lebanese Army T-55 of the 12th Mechanized Brigade in Tripoli, May 20, 2013. (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim)
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013. (REUTERS/Ali Hashisho)
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013. (REUTERS/Ali Hashisho)
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-54-3 of the 1rst Mechanized Brigade in Abra, June 24, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Saida, June 28, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Saida, June 28, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-54 in Tripoli, June 28, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-54 in Tripoli, June 28, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, early July, 2013.
A Lebanese Army T-55 in Tripoli, early July, 2013.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at a military checkpoint.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at a military checkpoint.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at a military checkpoint.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at a military checkpoint.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank at a military checkpoint, August 2008.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank at a military checkpoint, August 2008.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at a military checkpoint, October 2008.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at a military checkpoint, October 2008.
Lebanese Army T-54 and Tiran 4 tanks at a military spot in the mountains.
Lebanese Army T-54 and Tiran 4 tanks at a military spot in the mountains.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank on a Lebanese Army Volvo NL12 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade, July 2009.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank on a Lebanese Army Volvo NL12 Tank Transporter of the Transport Brigade, July 2009.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at a military spot.
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at a military spot.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank at a military checkpoint in Chtaura.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank at a military checkpoint in Chtaura.
Lebanese Army T-54 and Tiran 4 tanks at a military spot in the Bekaa Valley.
Lebanese Army T-54 and Tiran 4 tanks at a military spot in the Bekaa Valley.
Lebanese Army T-54 tanks of the 1rst Armored Regiment at a military spot in the Bekaa Valley, August 2007.
Lebanese Army T-54 tanks of the 1rst Armored Regiment at a military spot in the Bekaa Valley, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank at a military spot in the Bekaa Valley, October 2011.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank at a military spot in the Bekaa Valley, October 2011.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank at a military spot in the Bekaa Valley, October 2011.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank at a military spot in the Bekaa Valley, October 2011.
Lebanese Army T-54 and Tiran 4 tanks at the Mdeyrej Bridge, April 2006.
Lebanese Army T-54 and Tiran 4 tanks at the Mdeyrej Bridge, April 2006.
Lebanese Army T-54 and Tiran 4 tanks of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Mdeyrej Bridge, June 2008.
Lebanese Army T-54 and Tiran 4 tanks of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Mdeyrej Bridge, June 2008.
A Lebanese Army Tiran 4 tank at the Mdeyrej Bridge, Februery 2007.
A Lebanese Army Tiran 4 tank at the Mdeyrej Bridge, Februery 2007.
Lebanese Army T-54  tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Mdeyrej Bridge, May 2008.
Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Mdeyrej Bridge, May 2008.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Mdeyrej Bridge, January 2006.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Mdeyrej Bridge, January 2006.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank at the Mdeyrej Bridge,
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank at the Mdeyrej Bridge,
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at the Mdeyrej Bridge,
Lebanese Army T-55 tanks at the Mdeyrej Bridge,
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Mdeyrej Bridge, February 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Mdeyrej Bridge, February 2007.
A Lebanese Army Tiran 4 tank at the Mdeyrej Bridge, February 2007.
A Lebanese Army Tiran 4 tank at the Mdeyrej Bridge, February 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, February 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, February 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, April 2008.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, April 2008.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, April 2008.
A Lebanese Army T-54 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, April 2008.
A Lebanese Army Tiran 4 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army Tiran 4 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2007.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2010.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, August 2010.
Lebanese Army T-54 & Tiran 4 tanks of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, December 2007.
Lebanese Army T-54 & Tiran 4 tanks of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, December 2007.
A Lebanese Army Tiran 4 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, October 2008.
A Lebanese Army Tiran 4 tank of the 1rst Armored Regiment at the Dahr Al Baidar military checkpoint, October 2008.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank in southern Lebanon, May 2010.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank in southern Lebanon, May 2010.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank in southern Lebanon, October 2009.
A Lebanese Army T-55 tank in southern Lebanon, October 2009.

 

 

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