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Merkava Mark III and M1 Abrams

Merkava Mark III M1 Abrams
Name: Merkava Mark III M1 Abrams
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Israel USA
Produced: 1990–2002 1980
Unit cost: - 8.58 million $ (2012)
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Main armament: 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability 120 mm L/44 M256A1 smoothbore gun (42 rounds)
Engine: AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel Honeywell AGT1500C multi-fuel turbine engine
Speed: 60 km/h (37 mph) 67 km/h (42 mph) - M1A2
Weight: 65 tonnes 62 tonnes (M1A2)
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.04 m 9.77 m
Width: 3.72 m 3.66 m
Height: 2.66 m 2.44 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
M1 Abrams
M1 Abrams
Author: "Abrams-transparent" by United States Army and User:ZStoler - English Wikipedia and User:ZStoler. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons - License