Compare tanks

M1 Abrams and M48 Patton

M1 Abrams M48 Patton
Name: M1 Abrams M48 Patton
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA USA
Produced: 1980 1952–1959
Unit cost: 8.58 million $ (2012) -
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Main armament: 120 mm L/44 M256A1 smoothbore gun (42 rounds) M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun
Engine: Honeywell AGT1500C multi-fuel turbine engine Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine
Speed: 67 km/h (42 mph) - M1A2 48 km/h (30 mph)
Weight: 62 tonnes (M1A2) 44.3 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.77 m 9.3 m
Width: 3.66 m 3.65 m
Height: 2.44 m 3.1 m


M1 Abrams
M1 Abrams
Author: "Abrams-transparent" by United States Army and User:ZStoler - English Wikipedia and User:ZStoler. Licensed under Public Domain 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