Soviet/Russian T-64 Series

References:
Jane's
T-80 Standard Tank: The Soviet Army's Last Armored Champion, by Stephen J Zaloga; Osprey New Vanguard 152
Tank-Net Discussion Forums
Vasily Fofanov's Modern Russian Armor Page
The Russian Battlefield's “Last Heavy tanks of the USSR” by Eugene Boldyrev
www.otvaga2004.narod.ru
“History of domestic tank in the postwar period”
Modern Explosive Reactive Armours by Robb McLeod
Alternate History Website in Russian

Note: Object is Объект in Russian if you want to Google the net for more designs. Be sure to have the latest internet explorer, a decent antivirus program, firewall, and god knows what else; since the Russian corner of the internet is full of viruses, et al.

Object 430

Year: 1957
Developer: Kharkov
Gun: 100mm D-54TS (50 rounds)
Stabilization: Biplanar
Rangefinder:
Stereoscopic TPDS
Coaxial Weapon:
7.62mm
Bow Weapon: 7.62mm
Weight: 36 metric tons
Length: 8,785 mm
Width: 3,090 mm
Height: 2,160 mm
Crew: 4
Engine: 580 hp
Maximum Highway Speed: 55 km/h
Highway Range: 450 kilometers
Notes: Was intended to create a tank that would be considerably better than the T-54. Design work began in 1953; and prototypes were built in 1957 and tested in 1958. Was decided not to proceed with the design, due to it having totally new equipment for everything.
(Object 430 Frontal View 1)
(Object 430 Frontal View 2)
(Object 430 3-View Drawing)
(Object 430 3-View Drawing HI RES)

Object 432

Gun: 115mm D-68 Smoothbore with automatic loader
Weight: 30.5 metric tons
Crew: 3
Engine: 5TD Opposed Piston Diesel (700 hp)
Notes: Continued development of the Object 430 resulted in this tank
(Object 432 Trials)

Object 434 (T-64)

Gun: 115mm D-68 (2A42) Smoothbore with automatic loader
Weight: 36.5 metric tons
Engine: 5TD Diesel (650 hp)
Maximum Highway Speed: 65 km/h
Highway Range: 500 kilometers
Notes: Object 432 with radiation liner and composite armor.

Object 437 (T-64A)

Gun: 125mm D-81 (2A46) Smoothbore with automatic loader
Cost: 143,000 Rubles (at introduction of T-80)
Weight
: 38 metric tons
Engine: 5TDF Diesel (700 hp)
Maximum Highway Speed: 60.5 km/h
Highway Range: 500 kilometers

Object 476

Year: 1979
Gun: 125mm
Coaxial:
7.62mm
Weight: 41.5 tons
Length: 9,530 mm
Width: 3,580 mm
Height: 2,210 mm
Crew: 3
Engine: 1,000 hp
Highway Speed: 67 km/h
Highway Range: 600 kilometers
Notes: Development of the T-64A to facilitate the installation of the 6TD Engine.
(Object 476 Photo 1)
(Object 476 Photo 2)
(Object 476 Photo 3)
(Object 476 Photo 4)

Object 447A (T-64B)

Production: 1976-1985
Gun: 125mm 2A46M-1 or 2A46-2 Smoothbore with automatic loader
Weight: 40.6 metric tons
Engine: 5TDF Diesel (700 hp)
Maximum Highway Speed: 60.5 km/h
Highway Range: 600 kilometers
Notes: major redesign incorporating new hull and turret armor that was less bulky than the first generation Combination K armor on the T-64A while offering better protection. The T-64B also has a laser rangefinder. This was a further development of the T-64A tank by means of installing a more advanced fire control system and armament stabilizer, guided missile system, improving the protection level etc. The following versions of the tank were produced: T-64BK commander tank, T-64B1 tank without the guided missile system, and T-64BV tank fitted with add-on explosive reactive armour array.

Object (T-64BV)

Production: 1985-1987
Gun: 125mm 2A46M-1 or 2A46-2 Smoothbore with automatic loader
Weight: 42.5 metric tons
Engine: 5TDF Diesel (700 hp)
Maximum Highway Speed: 60.5 km/h
Highway Range: 600 kilometers