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899th tank batallion, US Army - Brethren, West Germany 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

Company D, 2nd Heavy Tank Battalion (120-mm), 33rd Amored Regiment, Seventh US Army, US Army Europe (USAREUR) - Fleigerhorst Kaserne, Hanau, West Germany, 1961.

 

 

 

 

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Specifications

Type: Heavy Tank
Crew: 5 (commander, gunner, driver, 2 loaders)
Introduction: 1957
Number built: 300 (Variants M103A1, M103A2)

(M103A1) Continental AV1790 12-cylinder air-cooled gasoline, 810 hp
(M103A2) Continental AVDS-1790-2, V12, air-cooled, twin turbocharged diesel, 750hp
Power/weight: 12.7 hp/t (M103A2)
Dimensions/Masses
Length: 11.33 m| Width: 3.71 m | Height: 3.20 m
Weight: 59000 kg
Armor
254 mm maximum, 25 mm minimum
Performances
Maximum speed: 34-37 km/h | Range: 130 km (M103),
480 km (M103A2)
Suspension: Torsion-bar
Armament

Main: 120 mm gun M58 (34 rounds)
Secondary: 12.7 mm (.50cal) M2 AA machine gun,
2 x .30 in (7.62 mm) M1919A4E1 machine gun

 

 

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