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M1 Abrams

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    m1 abrams

    Abramc M-1 was the next stage of development of the U.S.

    Tanks after the M-60. Chrysler company gathered prototype

    In 1978, the first production car appeared in 1980,

    For subsequent years were produced by 30 tanks per month. His

    newest multilayer armor chobhem makes most M-1

    Protected

    osnovnyl1 U.S. battle tank. Turbine

    engine is smaller and easier to maintain than gasoline, but

    larger fuel negates these benefits - vozmoyasno,

    That is why this variant of abandoned at

    constructing Leopard-2. Infrared sight, laser

    Rangefinder and gun stabilization system give M-1

    The superior firepower on the move, both day and night. In

    time of the Gulf War in 1991. Abrams

    proved himself the best tanks in the world, with impunity breaking

    Iraqi T-72 - none Abramc was not destroyed

    enemy fire.

    Production:

    U.S.

    Crew:

    4

    weight:

    57,3 tons

    Dimensions:

    length 9.8 m, width 3.7 m, height 2.4 m

    Range:

    450 km (280 miles)

    Armor:

    By

    specification

    Armament:

    105-mm gun, a 7.62mm machine gun, one 12.7 mm anti-aircraft

    gun

    Engine

    :

    gas turbine Lycoming AGT-1500 capacity of 1500 liters. with.

    Ride quality:

    Max road speed of 72 km / h; fording 1.2m;

    Fording wall to 1.3 m trench 2.7m

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