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T-72 Main Battle Tank

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T-72 Main Battle Tank

Specifications

Crew: 3
Weight: 41,000 kg
Length: 9.24 m (including gun)
6.95 m (hull)
Width: 3.6 m (without skirts)
Height: 2.37 m
Max speed: 60 km/h (on road)
Max range: 480 km (on road)
Engine: V-12 diesel
(582 kW)
Power-to-weight ratio: 14.20 kW/tonne
Vertical obstacle climb: 0.915 m
Gradient: 60 %
Trench crossing: 2.90 m
Fording depth: 1.40 m
Main armament: 125-mm gun
Secondary armament: One 7.62-mm PKT machine-gun (mounted co-axially with the main armament)
One 12.7-mm machine-gun (mounted on the commander's cupola)

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