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Al-Khalid and Merkava Mark IV

Al-Khalid Merkava Mark IV
Name: Al-Khalid Merkava Mark IV
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Pakistan/China Israel
Produced: 2001 2003
Unit cost: 4.7 – 5.8 million $ (2011) 6 million $
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Main armament: 125 mm smoothbore gun 120 mm (4.7 in) MG253 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability
Engine: KMDB 6TD-2 6-cylinder diesel 1,200 hp (890 kW) 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: 46 tonnes 65 tonnes
Crew: 3 4




Length: 10.07 m 10.8 m
Width: 3.50 m 3.72 m
Height: 2.40 m 2.66 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
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