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T-80 M48 Patton
Name: T-80 M48 Patton
Type: Main battle tank Main battle tank
Origin: Russia USA
Produced: 1976–1992 1952–1959
Unit cost: 2.2 million $ (1994) -
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Main armament: 125 mm 2A46-2 smoothbore gun T-80B, 2A46M-1 T-80U M48A5 and later variants: 105 mm M68 gun
Engine: SG-1000 gas turbine T-80B 1000 hp, GTD-1250 turbine T-80U 1250 hp Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine
Speed: 70 km/h (43 mph) 48 km/h (30 mph)
Weight: 42.5 tonnes T-80B, 46 tonnes T-80U 44.3 tonnes
Crew: 3 4




Length: 9.9 m T-80B 9.3 m
Width: 3.4 m T-80B 3.65 m
Height: 2.2 m 3.1 m


Author: By Vitaly V. Kuzmin -, CC BY-SA 3.0, 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