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M1A2 Abrams, unknown unit of the US Army in Iraq in 2003.

 

 

M1A2 SEP TUSK II in Iraq, in the 2000s.

 

 

 

Specifications

Type: Main Battle Tank
Crew: 4
Designed: 1972-1979
In Service: 1980–present
Number built: 77 built for the US and more than 600 M1s upgraded to M1A2

Turbine Avco Lycoming AGT-1500 multi-fuel (diesel-gasoline-kerosene - 1980 L), 1500 hp
Power/weight: 23 hp/t
Dimensions/Masses
Length: 9.80 m| Width: 3.70 m | Height: 2.90 m
Weight: 65000 kg
Armor
Chobham reinforced with uranium depleted on the frontal part, homogeneous steel rolled-iron product and Kevlar
Performances
Maximum speed: 40-67 km/h | Range: 426 km
Suspension: Torsion-bar
Armament

Main: 120 mm M256 smoothbore (42 rounds)
Secondary: 12.7 mm (.50cal) M2HB MG (1000 rounds),
2 x .30 in (7.62 mm) M73 MG (2000 rounds)

 

 

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