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AMX Leclerc and M48 Patton

AMX Leclerc M48 Patton
Name: AMX Leclerc M48 Patton
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: France USA
Produced: 1990–2008 1952–1959
Unit cost: 6.5 million $ (2001) -
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Main armament: GIAT CN120-26/52 120mm tank gun M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun
Engine: 8-cylinder diesel SACM 1,100 kW (1,500 hp) Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine
Speed: 72 km/h (45 mph) 48 km/h (30 mph)
Weight: 57.4 tonnes 44.3 tonnes
Crew: 3 4




Length: 9.87 m 9.3 m
Width: 3.60 m 3.65 m
Height: 2.53 m 3.1 m


AMX Leclerc
AMX Leclerc
Author: "Leclerc-IMG 1744-b" by Rama - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 fr via Commons - License
M48 Patton
M48 Patton
Author: "M48 Patton Thun" by Wikimedia Commons user TheBernFiles. - Own photograph. Shot at the Army Days 2006 (Heerestage 2006) in Thun.. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons - License