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AMX Leclerc and Merkava Mark III

AMX Leclerc Merkava Mark III
Name: AMX Leclerc Merkava Mark III
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: France Israel
Produced: 1990–2008 1990–2002
Unit cost: 6.5 million $ (2001) -
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Main armament: GIAT CN120-26/52 120mm tank gun 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability
Engine: 8-cylinder diesel SACM 1,100 kW (1,500 hp) AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel
Speed: 72 km/h (45 mph) 60 km/h (37 mph)
Weight: 57.4 tonnes 65 tonnes
Crew: 3 4




Length: 9.87 m 9.04 m
Width: 3.60 m 3.72 m
Height: 2.53 m 2.66 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
Merkava Mark III
Merkava Mark III
Author: By Michael Mass, Yad la-Shiryon Museum מיכאל מס - Orginal photo, uploaded by MathKnight, CC BY-SA 3.0, License