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The M1 Tank

March 25, 2013

The M1 Abrams is a third-generation main battle tank produced in the United States. It first delivered to the US in 1980. The M1 is well armed and heavily armored. Notable features include the use of a powerful gas turbine engine. Weighing nearly 68 short tons, it is one of the heaviest main battle tanks in service. It is known to be the strongest military tank today. It has a fire-suppression system in which it automatically extinguishes the fire in seconds. The turret has a two six barreled smoke grenade launchers, and the main armaments are rifled gun, machine guns, and a smooth bore gun. The Abrams is equipped with a ballistic fire-control computer that uses user and system-supplied data from a variety of sources, to compute, display, and incorporate the three components of a ballistic solution lead angle, ammunition type, and range to the target to accurately fire the tank. It is fast compared to other tanks, with 45 mph or 60-80 Km/hr. It has a 1500 horsepower gas turbine engine. Over the years, many countries have bought and manufactured the M1 tanks such as; US, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait, and Egypt. They were used for multiple occasions such as Persian Gulf War, war in Afghanistan, and during the Egyptian revolutions in 2011. In conclusion, it is a very powerful, strategic, tactical, and destructive tank, and one of the best military vehicles creations of all time.

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6 Comments
  1. This Battle Machine sounds deadly and i really appreciate your way of informing people, because nowadays few people talk about war machines and equipments. The M1 is destructive machine that can be used to defend nations. However the problem is where if this tank fall into the wrong hands because then it may result chaos.

  2. Faris Aqra permalink

    Isn’t it amazing how us humans can create things that are so powerful and destructive? I find it fascinating how we have advanced in technology and how we are able to basically create what would be unthinkable in the 1800s.

  3. its an interesting thing how you are taking about a magnificence battle machine, because of the weaponry equipment someone can find included inside the tank. the M1 tank can destroy anything that comes in front of the machine and no obstacle can stop this machine from destroying in its path.this machine can create and end wart at the same time.

  4. This babe doesn’t know fear and difficulties. I really sorry for guys who were unlucky to resist M1. This destructive beast can bulldoze everything on its way.
    Nice topic!

  5. Humas are discovering new things each day. This machine looks so stronge. M1 will definitly destroy everthing. This machine is a huge success in weaponry industy and will make different change in the world. It has negative and positive affects cause the power not always a good thing. This machine should be used for good.

  6. omer permalink

    interesting topic to write about…. i am very interested in Armies around the world, and i have heard of many types of tanks but this one is actually the most interseting of all. if the information in the post is true, this can be one of the strongest tanks ever.

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