M60 Tank Service Life Extension Program – Video


Published on May 6, 2016

In response to modern battlefield needs, Raytheon offers the Service Life Extension Program to re-design and re-equip current M-60A3 tanks giving them significant tactical advantages.


Entered service 1960
Crew 4 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight 52.6 t
Length (gun forward) 9.44 m
Hull length 6.95 m
Width 3.63 m
Height 3.27 m
Main gun 105-mm rifled
Machine guns 1 x 7.62-mm, 1 x 12.7-mm
Elevation range – 10 to + 20 degrees
Traverse range 360 degrees
Ammunition load
Main gun 60 rounds
Machine guns 6 000 x 7.62, 900 x 12.7
Engine Continental AVDS-1970-2 diesel
Engine power 750 hp
Maximum road speed 48 km/h
Range 480 km
Gradient 60%
Side slope 30%
Vertical step 1.2 m
Trench 2.7 m
Fording 1.3 m

Source military-today.com



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