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K2 Black Panther and M48 Patton

K2 Black Panther M48 Patton
Name: K2 Black Panther M48 Patton
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: South Korea USA
Produced: 2013 1952–1959
Unit cost: 8.5 million $ -
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Main armament: 120 mm (4.72 in) 55 caliber smoothbore gun M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun
Engine: 4-cycle, 12-cylinder water-cooled diesel 1,500 hp (1,100 kW) Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine
Speed: 70 km/h (43 mph) 48 km/h (30 mph)
Weight: 55 tonnes 44.3 tonnes
Crew: 3 4




Length: 10.8 m 9.3 m
Width: 3.6 m 3.65 m
Height: 2.4 m 3.1 m


K2 Black Panther
K2 Black Panther
Author: By Simta - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, 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