Quote Originally Posted by Iron Yeoman View Post
You also have to look at what al-jazeera count as a 'tank'. British media are always calling any AFV a 'tank'. Most nations these days only have one type of MBT. It's possible they count any AFV (whether that is an APC, IFV, Recce AFV) as a tank.
Good point, in the US reporters call any armored vehicle a "tank" and often refer to assult rifles, SMG's and simi-auto weapons as "machine guns".