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M48 Patton and AMX Leclerc

M48 Patton AMX Leclerc
Name: M48 Patton AMX Leclerc
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA France
Produced: 1952–1959 1990–2008
Unit cost: - 6.5 million $ (2001)
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Main armament: M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun GIAT CN120-26/52 120mm tank gun
Engine: Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine 8-cylinder diesel SACM 1,100 kW (1,500 hp)
Speed: 48 km/h (30 mph) 72 km/h (45 mph)
Weight: 44.3 tonnes 57.4 tonnes
Crew: 4 3




Length: 9.3 m 9.87 m
Width: 3.65 m 3.60 m
Height: 3.1 m 2.53 m


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
AMX Leclerc
AMX Leclerc
Author: "Leclerc-IMG 1744-b" by Rama - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 fr via Commons - License