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M60 Patton and Merkava Mark III

M60 Patton Merkava Mark III
Name: M60 Patton Merkava Mark III
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA Israel
Produced: 1960–1987 1990–2002
Unit cost: - -
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Main armament: 105 mm (4.1 in) M68 gun (M60/A1/A3) 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability
Engine: AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel
Speed: 48 km/h (30 mph) 60 km/h (37 mph)
Weight: 48 tonnes 65 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.31 m 9.04 m
Width: 3.63 m 3.72 m
Height: 3.21 m 2.66 m


M60 Patton
M60 Patton
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Merkava Mark III
Merkava Mark III
Author: By Michael Mass, Yad la-Shiryon Museum מיכאל מס - Orginal photo, uploaded by MathKnight, CC BY-SA 3.0, License