Tank transporter

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Thornycroft Antar tank transporter

A tank transporter is a combination o a hivy tractor unit an matin semi-trailer, teepically a Lowboy (trailer), uised for transporting tanks. Some an aw function as tank recovery vehicles, the tractors o which mey be armoured for pertection in combat conditions.

Uised on the road, tank transporters leemit the wear on tracks an drive trains o tracked vehicles. Thay an aw conserve fuel, are less damaging tae road surfaces, an are oweraw mair efficient at muivin tanks at heich speeds than tanks operating alone, even if thay are capable.