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Merkava Mark IV and PT-91 Twardy

Merkava Mark IV PT-91 Twardy
Name: Merkava Mark IV PT-91 Twardy
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Israel Poland
Produced: 2003 1994-2002
Unit cost: 6 million $ -
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Main armament: 120 mm (4.7 in) MG253 smoothbore tank gun with LAHAT ATGM capability 125 mm 2A46M (D-81TM) gun
Engine: General Dynamics GD883 (MTU883) 1,500 hp (1,119 kW) V12 water-cooled diesel PZL-Wola S-12U diesel
Speed: 64 km/h (40 mph) 60 km/h (37 mph)
Weight: 65 tonnes 45.9 tonnes
Crew: 4 3




Length: 10.8 m 9.67 m
Width: 3.72 m 3.59 m
Height: 2.66 m 2.19 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
PT-91 Twardy
PT-91 Twardy
Author: "PT91 Twardy MSPO09" by Pibwl - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons - License