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T-72 M48 Patton
Name: T-72 M48 Patton
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Russia USA
Produced: 1973 1952–1959
Unit cost: 1–2 million $ (2009) -
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Main armament: 125 mm 2A46M/2A46M-5 smoothbore gun M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun
Engine: V-12 diesel Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine
Speed: 60 km/h (37 mph) 48 km/h (30 mph)
Weight: 41.5 tonnes 44.3 tonnes
Crew: 3 4




Length: 9.53 m 9.3 m
Width: 3.59 m 3.65 m
Height: 2.23 m 3.1 m


Author: "T72 cfb borden 1". Licencja: CC BY-SA 3.0 na podstawie Wikimedia Commons - License
M48 Patton
M48 Patton
Author: "M48 Patton Thun" by Wikimedia Commons user TheBernFiles. - Own photograph. Shot at the Army Days 2006 (Heerestage 2006) in Thun.. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons - License