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M48 Patton and FV4034 Challenger 2

M48 Patton FV4034 Challenger 2
Name: M48 Patton FV4034 Challenger 2
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA United Kingdom
Produced: 1952–1959 1998
Unit cost: - 6 million $
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Main armament: M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun L30A1 120 mm rifled gun with 58 rounds
Engine: Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine Perkins CV-12 V12 diesel 26 litre
Speed: 48 km/h (30 mph) 59 km/h (37 mph)
Weight: 44.3 tonnes 62.5 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.3 m 11.5 m
Width: 3.65 m 3.5 m
Height: 3.1 m 2.49 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
FV4034 Challenger 2
FV4034 Challenger 2
Author: "Challenger Main Battle Tank with Improved Armour MOD 45149015" by Photo: Cpl Russ Nolan RLC/MOD. Licensed under OGL via Commons - License