Challenger 1

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Challenger 1
 

SPECIFICATIONS

TYPE

Main Battle Tank

CREW

4 (Commander, Gunner, Loader/Operator, Driver)

WEIGHT

62 Tonnes

LENGTH

11.5 m (Gun forward)

WIDTH

3.51 m

HEIGHT

2.95 m

ARMOUR

CHOBHAM

MAIN ARMAMENT

L11A5 120 mm Rifled (64 Rds)

SECONDARY

7.62 mm L8A2/ 7.62 mm L37A2 machine guns (4000 Rds)

ENGINE

Rolls-Royce CV12 26 litre diesel 1,200 hp (895 kW)

SPEED

56 km/h (37 mph)

RANGE

450 km (on road)

SUSPENSION

Hydropneumatic (Hydrogas)

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