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1978 - Soviet T-80 MBT

Armament-:     1 - 125mm 2A46M smooth bore gun
                         1 - 7.62mm MG coaxial
                         1-12.7mm NSVT AA MG
Engine:            GTD-1250, gas turbine, 1250hp, coupled to a
                          manual transmission with 5f/1r gears
Speed:             43 mph
Range;             208 miles
Crew:                3
Weight:            46 tons

Capable of attaining high speeds with gas turbine drive. Nicknamed
"Flying Tank". Relatively small number built. Can fire laser guided
rocket 9M117 Refleks (NATO AT-11 Sniper) from main gun. Gun can
fire a variety of ammunition including AP, APDS, HEAT and HE-Frag. The 125mm gun is fed by an automatic loader. External fuel tanks extend range. The tank is protected by ERA armor at the front and gill type armor panels elsewhere. A ballistic computer and gun stabilizer are standard equipment as well as an NBC system, night vision, snorkel and fire suppression. A total of 320 T-80 UD tanks were ordered and delivered to Pakistan. Some 6000 were produced by the time the Soviet Union ceased to exist.

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