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M48 Patton and K2 Black Panther

M48 Patton K2 Black Panther
Name: M48 Patton K2 Black Panther
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA South Korea
Produced: 1952–1959 2013
Unit cost: - 8.5 million $
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Main armament: M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun 120 mm (4.72 in) 55 caliber smoothbore gun
Engine: Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine 4-cycle, 12-cylinder water-cooled diesel 1,500 hp (1,100 kW)
Speed: 48 km/h (30 mph) 70 km/h (43 mph)
Weight: 44.3 tonnes 55 tonnes
Crew: 4 3




Length: 9.3 m 10.8 m
Width: 3.65 m 3.6 m
Height: 3.1 m 2.4 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
K2 Black Panther
K2 Black Panther
Author: By Simta - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, License