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Merkava Mark III and AMX Leclerc

Merkava Mark III AMX Leclerc
Name: Merkava Mark III AMX Leclerc
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Israel France
Produced: 1990–2002 1990–2008
Unit cost: - 6.5 million $ (2001)
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Main armament: 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability GIAT CN120-26/52 120mm tank gun
Engine: AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel 8-cylinder diesel SACM 1,100 kW (1,500 hp)
Speed: 60 km/h (37 mph) 72 km/h (45 mph)
Weight: 65 tonnes 57.4 tonnes
Crew: 4 3




Length: 9.04 m 9.87 m
Width: 3.72 m 3.60 m
Height: 2.66 m 2.53 m


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
AMX Leclerc
AMX Leclerc
Author: "Leclerc-IMG 1744-b" by Rama - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 fr via Commons - License