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M60 Patton and Merkava Mark IV

M60 Patton Merkava Mark IV
Name: M60 Patton Merkava Mark IV
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: USA Israel
Produced: 1960–1987 2003
Unit cost: - 6 million $
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Main armament: 105 mm (4.1 in) M68 gun (M60/A1/A3) 120 mm (4.7 in) MG253 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability
Engine: AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine General Dynamics GD883 (MTU883) 1,500 hp (1,119 kW) V12 water-cooled diesel
Speed: 48 km/h (30 mph) 64 km/h (40 mph)
Weight: 48 tonnes 65 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.31 m 10.8 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 IV
Merkava Mark IV
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