A-44 - Soviet medium tank prototype. The project was begun in April 1941. Idea behind it was to create multipurpose platform that could be easily modified in to different vehicles. Engine was in front on the right of the machine gun gunner, left side middle was passage between driver and fighting compartment while the transmission was in front. The prototype was scheduled to be built by the beginning of 1942. However, the project was discontinued due to the outbreak of the Soviet-German war.