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Merkava Mark IV and Leopard 2

Name: Merkava Mark IV Leopard 2
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Israel Germany
Produced: 2003 1979
Unit cost: 6 million $ 5.74 million $ (2A6)
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Specifications

Main armament: 120 mm (4.7 in) MG253 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability 120 mm Rheinmetall L55 smoothbore gun
Engine: General Dynamics GD883 (MTU883) 1,500 hp (1,119 kW) V12 water-cooled diesel MTU-12-cylinder-Diesel engine MB 873-Ka 501
Speed: 64 km/h (40 mph) 72 km/h (45 mph)
Weight: 65 tonnes 55.15 - 62.5 tones
Crew: 4 4

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Dimensions

Length: 10.8 m 9.97 m
Width: 3.72 m 3.75 m
Height: 2.66 m 3.0 m

Images

Merkava Mark IV
Author: "Merkava-4-tank-67" by MathKnight and Zachi Evenor - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 4.0 via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Merkava-4-tank-67.jpg#/media/File:Merkava-4-tank-67.jpg License
Leopard 2
Author: "Leopard 2 A5 der Bundeswehr" by Bundeswehr-Fotos - originally posted to Flickr as Leopard 2 A5. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leopard_2_A5_der_Bundeswehr.jpg#/media/File:Leopard_2_A5_der_Bundeswehr.jpg License