An upgraded version of the T-55 tank. The T 55A had a higher level of nuclear protection and no bow machinegun. From 1962 through 1970, about 1,800 of the T-55 and T 55A tanks were supplied to East Germany by the U.S.S.R.
This is a reward vehicle. Reward vehicles have Elite status, earn more experience per battle, provide a range of other bonuses, and do not require research.
Characteristics are specified for vehicles with crews trained to 100%.