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Merkava Mark III and K2 Black Panther

Merkava Mark III K2 Black Panther
Name: Merkava Mark III K2 Black Panther
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Israel South Korea
Produced: 1990–2002 2013
Unit cost: - 8.5 million $
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Main armament: 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability 120 mm (4.72 in) 55 caliber smoothbore gun
Engine: AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel 4-cycle, 12-cylinder water-cooled diesel 1,500 hp (1,100 kW)
Speed: 60 km/h (37 mph) 70 km/h (43 mph)
Weight: 65 tonnes 55 tonnes
Crew: 4 3




Length: 9.04 m 10.8 m
Width: 3.72 m 3.6 m
Height: 2.66 m 2.4 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
K2 Black Panther
K2 Black Panther
Author: By Simta - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, License