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Al-Khalid and M48 Patton

Al-Khalid M48 Patton
Name: Al-Khalid M48 Patton
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Pakistan/China USA
Produced: 2001 1952–1959
Unit cost: 4.7 – 5.8 million $ (2011) -
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Main armament: 125 mm smoothbore gun M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun
Engine: KMDB 6TD-2 6-cylinder diesel 1,200 hp (890 kW) Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine
Speed: 72 km/h (45 mph) 48 km/h (30 mph)
Weight: 46 tonnes 44.3 tonnes
Crew: 3 4




Length: 10.07 m 9.3 m
Width: 3.50 m 3.65 m
Height: 2.40 m 3.1 m


Author: By Photo by Guy Martin / Pakistan and China to jointly market Al Khalid tank - High Resolution version of this image provided via e-mail by Guy Martin, CC BY 1.0, 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