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AMX Leclerc and Merkava Mark IV

AMX Leclerc Merkava Mark IV
Name: AMX Leclerc Merkava Mark IV
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: France Israel
Produced: 1990–2008 2003
Unit cost: 6.5 million $ (2001) 6 million $
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Main armament: GIAT CN120-26/52 120mm tank gun 120 mm (4.7 in) MG253 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability
Engine: 8-cylinder diesel SACM 1,100 kW (1,500 hp) General Dynamics GD883 (MTU883) 1,500 hp (1,119 kW) V12 water-cooled diesel
Speed: 72 km/h (45 mph) 64 km/h (40 mph)
Weight: 57.4 tonnes 65 tonnes
Crew: 3 4




Length: 9.87 m 10.8 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 IV
Merkava Mark IV
Author: "Merkava-4-tank-67" by MathKnight and Zachi Evenor - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 4.0 via Commons - License