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M48 Patton and Type 99

M48 Patton Type 99
Name: M48 Patton Type 99
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA China
Produced: 1952–1959 2001
Unit cost: - -
More: Description, operators Description, operators


Main armament: M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun 125 millimetres (4.9 in) smoothbore gun with ATGM capability
Engine: Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine Diesel 1,500 hp (1,119 kW)
Speed: 48 km/h (30 mph) road: 80 km/h (50 mph)
Weight: 44.3 tonnes 52-54 tonnes
Crew: 4 3




Length: 9.3 m 11 m
Width: 3.65 m 3.5 m
Height: 3.1 m 2.25 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
Type 99
Type 99
Author: "Type 99 MBT front right" by Max Smith - Own photo, release into the public domain, but a photo credit would be nice.. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons - License