|Engine Power (hp)||700|
|Speed Limit (km/h)||56|
|Standard Shell Penetration (mm)||186 - 252|
|Standard Shell Damage||233 - 388|
|Rate of Fire (rounds/min)||8.0|
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.