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South African Army, battle of Cuito Cuanavale, province of Cuando Cubango, Angola, July 1987 - April 1988.

 

Specifications

Type: Main Battle Tank
Crew: 4
Introduction: 1983
Number built: 250

V-12 Rolls-Royce Meteor 4B diesel, 950 hp
Power/weight: 16.38 hp/t
Dimensions/Masses
Length: 8.29 m | Width: 3.55 m | Height: 2.94 m
Weight: 58000 kg
Armor
? mm maximum
Performances
Maximum speed: 58 km/h | Range: 500 km
Suspension: Torsion-bar
Armament

Main: 105 mm L7A3 gun (68 rounds)
Secondary: 2 × 7.62 mm machine gun (2000 rounds)

 

 

Main Battle Tanks