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FV4034 Challenger 2 and Merkava Mark III

FV4034 Challenger 2 Merkava Mark III
Name: FV4034 Challenger 2 Merkava Mark III
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: United Kingdom Israel
Produced: 1998 1990–2002
Unit cost: 6 million $ -
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Main armament: L30A1 120 mm rifled gun with 58 rounds 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability
Engine: Perkins CV-12 V12 diesel 26 litre AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel
Speed: 59 km/h (37 mph) 60 km/h (37 mph)
Weight: 62.5 tonnes 65 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 11.5 m 9.04 m
Width: 3.5 m 3.72 m
Height: 2.49 m 2.66 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
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