M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Manual : From 1980 (M1, M1A1, M1A2 models), Hardback Book

M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Manual : From 1980 (M1, M1A1, M1A2 models) Hardback

Description

The US Army's 68-ton M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank entered service in 1980 when it was deployed extensively in the stand-offs of the Cold War.

It saw combat during Gulf 1 (1991), the invasion of Iraq in 2003, and in Afghanistan (2010).

Its revolutionary design incorporates a powerful multi-fuel turbine engine, sophisticated Burlington composite armour, and a deadly main armament featuring a 105mm rifled gun (M1), and the 120mm smooth-bore gun (M1A1 and M1A2), which makes the Abrams capable of making a kill at ranges in excess of 8,200ft.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Haynes Publishing Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Tanks & military land vehicles
  • ISBN: 9781785210990

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