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AMX-30

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    AMX-30

    In mid-50s both France and Germany in their armored forces used American M-47 machine, while France also had a number of German Panther tank. Need to build a new main battle tank, light enough and more powerfully armed than the M-47, felt both countries. Characteristically, each of them took their own project. France produced AMX-30, the first such machines appeared in 1966, and half of them was exported. AMX-30 chassis was used for a variety of other vehicles, including tactical nuclear missiles conveyor Pluto, as well as self-propelled anti-aircraft gun, repair and recovery vehicles, vehicle-launched bridge and engineering machine. Tank used in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, was in the Spanish army.

    Production:

    France

    Crew:

    4

    weight:

    36 tons

    Dimensions:

    length 9.54 m, width 3.1 m, height 2.86 m

    Range:

    600 km

    Armor:

    15-80 mm

    Armament: 1

    105-mm gun, twin 20-mm gun, 7.62-mm machine gun

    Engine

    :

    12-cylinder diesel engine Hispano-Suiza of 720 liters. with.

    Ride quality:

    Max road speed of 65 km / h; wall surmounted before

    0,9 m trench 2.9m





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