The T-80 is a previous-generation Main Battle Tank still in service with the Russian Federation Ground Troops.
It is also used as the main battle tank of the Forgotten Army, who deploy it from beached cargo ships. It is used by them in every battle of the Prelude to war.
The T-80 is only available once the player purchases Force Recon level 2. When requested, it will travel to the designated point and it will defend there until destroyed. Since it is a Tank, it is effective against out of cover Infantry, Transports, and Artillery at close range. It is weak against Gunships, out of range Artillery, and armed UAVs. Since the T-80 is deployed along side the GAZ Transport FAVs, they will be well protected against any enemy Gunship that tries to attack them.