Task and Purpose, Jared Keller
It can fight, it can drift.
The M1 Abrams main battle tank may be the most iconic armored combat vehicle in the Department of Defense’s arsenal, but it’s far from the most maneuverable. Although far more mobile and flexible than the M60 it replaced back in 1980 and capable of hitting 30 mph on rugged terrain, the Abrams is more known for its imposing firepower and armor. It’s not suited for a downrange performance of Swan Lake.
That’s what makes this video of an M1 Abrams executing a near-perfect drift in the snowy byways of …read more
Source: The National Interest