Considering all nations have very distinctive-looking weaponry, I thought it would be an interesting idea to start a thread based around the identification of tanks, ships etc. through their photographs. When you identify the object in question, please give a little more details about it like its service history, famous battles it took part in etc., although these may be included by the poster if the object is particularly obscure.
Here is the first picture, nice and easy:
Spoiler Alert, click show to read:
Built in the 20s and then underwent a refit in the 1930s. Named after a province in its country of origin.
I suppose you can give reputation to those who guess correctly.