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Merkava Mark III and M60 Patton

Merkava Mark III M60 Patton
Name: Merkava Mark III M60 Patton
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Israel USA
Produced: 1990–2002 1960–1987
Unit cost: - -
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Main armament: 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability 105 mm (4.1 in) M68 gun (M60/A1/A3)
Engine: AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine
Speed: 60 km/h (37 mph) 48 km/h (30 mph)
Weight: 65 tonnes 48 tonnes
Crew: 4 4




Length: 9.04 m 9.31 m
Width: 3.72 m 3.63 m
Height: 2.66 m 3.21 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
M60 Patton
M60 Patton
Author: "American M60A3 tank Lake Charles, Louisiana April 2005" by User:DanielCD - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons -,_Louisiana_April_2005.jpg#/media/File:American_M60A3_tank_Lake_Charles,_Louisiana_April_2005.jpg License