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M1A1/2 Abrams Main Battle Tank

Crew

4 (driver, commander, gunner, loader)

Manufacturer

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS)

Operators

US Army, Saudi Arabian Army, Iraqi Army, Kuwait Army, Australian Army and Egyptian Army

Length with Gun Forward

387in (9.8m)

Turret Height

93.5in (2.37m)

Width

144in (3.65m)

Weight

69.54t

Ground Clearance

19in (0.48m)

Ground Pressure

15.4psi

Maximum Governed Speed

42mph

Cross Country Speed

30mph

Speed, 10% Slope

17mph

Speed, 60% slope

4.1mph

Acceleration

0mph to 20mph in 7.2 seconds

Range

265 miles cruising

Vertical Obstacle Crossing

42in (1.06m)

Trench

9ft (2.74m)

Main Armament

120mm smooth bore cannon, M256

Coaxial Weapon

7.62mm machine gun, M240

Loader's Weapon

7.62mm machine gun, M240, on skate mount

Commander's Weapon

0.5-calibre machine gun, M2, on powered rotary platform

NBC Protection

200 SCFM, clean cooled air

Propulsion

Gas turbine engine, 1,500hp

Transmission

Hydrokinetic transmission (4 forward gear, 2 reverse gears)

Power-to-Weight Ratio

21.6hp/t

Engines

Honeywell International Engines

Digital Fire Control Computer

General Dynamics Canada

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Multispectral Camouflage Systems

Saab Barracuda

Thermal Driver's Rear-View Camera

BAE Systems

Head-Mounted Display

Rockwell Collins

120mm M256 Smoothbore Gun

Rheinmetall Waffe Munition

Cadillac Gage Gun Turret

Textron Systems

Thermal Imaging Gunner's Sight

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