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M1 Abrams and Merkava Mark IV

M1 Abrams Merkava Mark IV
Name: M1 Abrams Merkava Mark IV
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA Israel
Produced: 1980 2003
Unit cost: 8.58 million $ (2012) 6 million $
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Main armament: 120 mm L/44 M256A1 smoothbore gun (42 rounds) 120 mm (4.7 in) MG253 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability
Engine: Honeywell AGT1500C multi-fuel turbine engine General Dynamics GD883 (MTU883) 1,500 hp (1,119 kW) V12 water-cooled diesel
Speed: 67 km/h (42 mph) - M1A2 64 km/h (40 mph)
Weight: 62 tonnes (M1A2) 65 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.77 m 10.8 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 IV
Merkava Mark IV
Author: "Merkava-4-tank-67" by MathKnight and Zachi Evenor - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 4.0 via Commons - License