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Merkava Mark III and FV4034 Challenger 2

Merkava Mark III FV4034 Challenger 2
Name: Merkava Mark III FV4034 Challenger 2
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Israel United Kingdom
Produced: 1990–2002 1998
Unit cost: - 6 million $
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Main armament: 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability L30A1 120 mm rifled gun with 58 rounds
Engine: AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel Perkins CV-12 V12 diesel 26 litre
Speed: 60 km/h (37 mph) 59 km/h (37 mph)
Weight: 65 tonnes 62.5 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.04 m 11.5 m
Width: 3.72 m 3.5 m
Height: 2.66 m 2.49 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
FV4034 Challenger 2
FV4034 Challenger 2
Author: "Challenger Main Battle Tank with Improved Armour MOD 45149015" by Photo: Cpl Russ Nolan RLC/MOD. Licensed under OGL via Commons - License