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FV4034 Challenger 2 and M48 Patton

FV4034 Challenger 2 M48 Patton
Name: FV4034 Challenger 2 M48 Patton
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: United Kingdom USA
Produced: 1998 1952–1959
Unit cost: 6 million $ -
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Main armament: L30A1 120 mm rifled gun with 58 rounds M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun
Engine: Perkins CV-12 V12 diesel 26 litre Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine
Speed: 59 km/h (37 mph) 48 km/h (30 mph)
Weight: 62.5 tonnes 44.3 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 11.5 m 9.3 m
Width: 3.5 m 3.65 m
Height: 2.49 m 3.1 m


FV4034 Challenger 2
FV4034 Challenger 2
Author: "Challenger Main Battle Tank with Improved Armour MOD 45149015" by Photo: Cpl Russ Nolan RLC/MOD. Licensed under OGL 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