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M48 Patton and M1 Abrams

M48 Patton M1 Abrams
Name: M48 Patton M1 Abrams
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA USA
Produced: 1952–1959 1980
Unit cost: - 8.58 million $ (2012)
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Main armament: M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun 120 mm L/44 M256A1 smoothbore gun (42 rounds)
Engine: Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine Honeywell AGT1500C multi-fuel turbine engine
Speed: 48 km/h (30 mph) 67 km/h (42 mph) - M1A2
Weight: 44.3 tonnes 62 tonnes (M1A2)
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.3 m 9.77 m
Width: 3.65 m 3.66 m
Height: 3.1 m 2.44 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
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