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Second Five Year Plan

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"To the Chief of the Scientific-Technical Directorate of the GAU, comrade Zheleznyakov
February 10th, 1934

For the benefit of the 1st Department of the Scientific-Technical Directorate, I provide a list of armament necessary for tanks, armoured cars, railroad fighting vehicles, and APCs according to the Second Five Year Plan Tank Armament system.
  1. Main Tanks
    1. Reconnaissance tank. Armament: 1 machinegun
    2. Combined arms tank. Armament:
      1. 1 45 mm gun and 1 machinegun
      2. 2 machineguns and a flamethrower
      3. 1 76 mm gun and 1 machinegun
        Tanks will be produced in all three variants.
    3. Operational tank. Armament:
      1. 1 45 mm gun and 3 machineguns
      2. 1 76 mm gun and 3 machineguns
        Tanks will be produced in both variants.
    4. Tactical Reserve tank. Armament: 1 76 mm gun and 3 machineguns
    5. Powerful special purpose tank. Armament:
      1. 1 76 mm gun, 2 45 mm guns, 5 machineguns
      2. 1 152 mm gun, 1 45 mm gun, 6 machineguns
  2. Special tanks
    1. Advance chemical tank. Armament: 1 machinegun
    2. Combined arms chemical tank. Armament: 1 machinegun.

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