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Merkava Mark III PT-76
Name: Merkava Mark III PT-76
Type: Main battle tank Amphibious Light tank
Origin: Israel Russia
Produced: 1990–2002 1951–1969
Unit cost: - -
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Main armament: 120 mm (4.7 in) MG251 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability 76.2 mm D-56T rifled tank gun
Engine: AVDS-1790-9AR 1,200 hp (895 kW) V12 air-cooled diesel V-6 Type diesel, straight-six engine 240 hp (176 kW)
Speed: 60 km/h (37 mph) 44 km/h (27 mph)
Weight: 65 tonnes 14.6 tonnes
Crew: 4 3




Length: 9.04 m 7.63 m
Width: 3.72 m 3.15 m
Height: 2.66 m 2.33 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
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