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Merkava Mark IV and M1 Abrams

Merkava Mark IV M1 Abrams
Name: Merkava Mark IV M1 Abrams
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Israel USA
Produced: 2003 1980
Unit cost: 6 million $ 8.58 million $ (2012)
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Main armament: 120 mm (4.7 in) MG253 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability 120 mm L/44 M256A1 smoothbore gun (42 rounds)
Engine: General Dynamics GD883 (MTU883) 1,500 hp (1,119 kW) V12 water-cooled diesel Honeywell AGT1500C multi-fuel turbine engine
Speed: 64 km/h (40 mph) 67 km/h (42 mph) - M1A2
Weight: 65 tonnes 62 tonnes (M1A2)
Crew: 4 4




Length: 10.8 m 9.77 m
Width: 3.72 m 3.66 m
Height: 2.66 m 2.44 m


Merkava Mark IV
Merkava Mark IV
Author: "Merkava-4-tank-67" by MathKnight and Zachi Evenor - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 4.0 via Commons - 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