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Early test model T48 at Detroit tank arsenal, 1953.

 

 

Specifications

Type: Main Battle Tank
Crew: 4
Introduction: 1953
Number built: 12000 (all M48s)

Continental AVSI-1790-6 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo gasoline engine , 650 hp
Power/weight: 13.10 hp/t

Dimensions/Masses
Length: 9.3 m| Width: 3.65 m | Height: 3.1 m
Weight: 49600 kg
Armor
120 mm maximum
Performances
Maximum speed: 48 km/h | Range: 258 km
Suspension: Torsion-bar
Armament

Main: 90 mm gun M41
Secondary: 12.7 mm (.50cal) M2HB machine gun,
.30 in (7.62 mm) M73 machine gun

 

 

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