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M1 Abrams and Merkava Mark III

M1 Abrams Merkava Mark III
Name: M1 Abrams Merkava Mark III
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA Israel
Produced: 1980 1990–2002
Unit cost: 8.58 million $ (2012) -
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Main armament: 120 mm L/44 M256A1 smoothbore gun (42 rounds) 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability
Engine: Honeywell AGT1500C multi-fuel turbine engine AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel
Speed: 67 km/h (42 mph) - M1A2 60 km/h (37 mph)
Weight: 62 tonnes (M1A2) 65 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.77 m 9.04 m
Width: 3.66 m 3.72 m
Height: 2.44 m 2.66 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
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