Some pundits predicted the demise of heavy armored vehicles
after the Yom Kippur War in 1973.
Meanwhile, heavy armored vehicles
are already tearing up the fragile cryptogamic crust that holds the desert soils in place: damage from the 1991 war has loosed new dunes that threaten to smother Kuwait City.
An Arab diplomat and several opposition figures with knowledge of the Saudi efforts have told WSJ that these supplies are likely to tip the battlefield scales, as the rebels will become capable of taking on the government's air power and destroying heavy armored vehicles
Build instead of building 0047, NTI maintenance workshop and maintenance of heavy armored vehicles
with 6 bays for service / maintenance and common areas (toilets, changing rooms, offices) for SHOD 1613 meters squares
The forces have been deployment along 910 kilmeters until the Iraqi borders in the south backed by heavy armored vehicles
and tanks," the paper added.
Heavy armored vehicles
also will require new sources of auxiliary power, so they can operate the myriad of sensors and electronic devices they carry onboard, with the engine turned off.