These tanks form part of Tropico's armored branch of its military, tasked with the protection of the island in the event of an invasion, coup, revolt or rebellion. When not in combat they are kept away in the Army Base's garages. These units can be trained in the World Wars Era after researching the Tanks technology.
In the Cold War Era the MK-I tanks can be upgraded into MK-II tanks, being the same model with Reactive Armor, which make them more durable in battle.
The effectiveness of Tank Squad can be increased:
Tropican tanks are modeled after the Soviet T-34. Its external fuel tanks are painted olive green, and the Tropican Sun of the same color is painted on their back.
|Tropico 5 Military Squads|
|Tropican||Colonial Infantry • Commandos • Elite Infantry • Infantry • Militia • Modern Infantry • Special Forces • Tank Squad • Rangers • Elite Rangers • APC Squad|
|Enemy||Angry Mob • Enemy Commandos • Enemy Elite Infantry • Enemy Infantry • Enemy Modern Infantry • Enemy Tanks • Pirates • Rebels • Royal Colonial Infantry|