Army Tanks – M1 ABRAMS one of the best and modern weapons in the world

November 7, 2011

Army Tanks - M1A2 ABRAMS

Army Tanks are very important and essential especially to powerful countries that usually get involve in world wars. Army tanks are not only useful and beneficial when it comes to being an effective military weapon but it also serves as an effective shield for militaries. Safety and protection is very much important and essential to militaries especially those who are always in the battlefield. Modern army tanks are good to obtain and purchase especially for battle purposes. Army tanks provide safety, protection and security to every person that is being sent off in the battlefield. Army tanks not only serves as a shield for armies in the battlefield but armor tanks also serve as one of the most essential and most important weapons in a battlefield. High quality army tanks may be too pricey and too expensive, but purchasing and obtaining armor tanks is worth every cash spent, for it has a lot of function and use for armies. Militaries that acquires high quality battle tanks are more capable of winning a battle and more likely to protect themselves from any harm and damage that can be caused by any battles or wars.

In the world today where many countries are now fighting and having some serious terrorist threats and terrorist attacks, it is of much importance to obtain and purchase high quality armor tanks to make your army fully armed and fully prepared especially in times of battles and wars. M1A2 ABRAMS army tanks comes with an especially designed and improved 120mm gun and M1A2 armor tanks are usually incorporated with additional plenty other enhancements, such as, increased armor protection, improved suspension, nuclear-chemical biological protection system and a new turret. While the M1A2 ABRAMS army tanks are the more enhanced and more improved and upgraded version of the M1A2 ABRAMS army tanks. All the features of the M1A1 ABRAMS are also acquired by M1A2 battle tanks. Plus there are additional and improved features that M1A2 consists, such as, second general thermal imaging gunner’s sight with increased range, which is capable of easily spotting a target, and also easily sending of images of the battlefield to the other armies or battlefield commanders. The main armament of the M1 ABRAMS is a 105 mm M68 rifled cannon (M1) 120 mm M256 smoothbore cannon (M1A1, M1A2, M1A2SEP), the 2nd armement is 1 x .50-caliber (12.7mm) M2HB heavy machine gun and 2 of M240 7.62mm machine guns. The nam of this army tanks was given by General Creighton Abrams – Former Army Chief of Staff and Commander of US military forces in Vietnam. The M1A2 ABRAMS is a incredible High-Tech army tank. Nearly 70 tons and with 1500hp, this tank run up to unbelievable 42mph.

Watch this video about the M1A2 ABRAMS army tank:


Army Tanks - M1A2 ABRAMS

Army Tanks - M1A2 ABRAMS


M1A2 ABRAMS also has an improved and enhanced commander’s display for digital color terrain maps, which has the capacity to trace the position and the location of other armor tanks in the battlefield. The M1A2 battle tanks also has a position navigating system, thermal management system, and a digital radio and data bus interface unit which is capable of giving good quality and clearer communication between the other M1A2 in the battlefield and also helps and useful in giving and providing a good quality and clearer common images of the battlefield to other M1A2 army tanks. These tanks make a kind of a network on the battlefield with all other tanks. When one tank have localized a target, the tank automatically communicates to all other tanks where the target is. With that technology a completly other tank can work on the target. The M1A2 ABRAMS has a digital fire control computer that includes a fire control system that helps in providing the most effective fire solution in every battle. M1A2 battle tanks is made up of different good quality materials that are especially designed for providing hardness and elasticity to the armor tank, the materials used for M1A2 ABRAMS army tanks are also made up of heat and shock absorbing materials which is very useful and beneficial in every fight in the battlefield. M1A2 ABRAMS army tanks also provide a strong quality of materials which provide enhanced protection and security against any terrorist threats and terrorist attacks. M1A2 ABRAMS also have a multi hit protection capability that is useful and helpful in every attack that was made in the battlefield. It is capable of protecting the armies and the battle tank itself from any forms of attacks and any forms and types of military weapons that are used.

M1A2 ABRAMS army tanks also have a great enhanced resistant against any kinetic energy rounds. The M1A2 armor tank also has the capacity and capability of hitting their target at a more accurate and exact range. M1A2 ABRAMS tanks consists of more improved and enhanced materials that are beneficial and advantageous when it comes to common and control, reliability, survivability, and lethality. M1A2 have features that include increased memory capacity, improved processors, color and high resolution flat panel displays, and User friendly Soldier Machine Interface. M1A2 also has the capacity and capability in destroying enemies and other battle armor tanks using maneuver, fire power and shock effect. M1A2 has an improved and enhanced target detection, which allows the M1A2 armor tank to identify and recognize its target. The M1A2 armor tanks are also assimilated with thermal management system that allows cooling in the armor tank. It also has the capacity and capability to provide a clearer communication among the armies in order to provide command and control for most situational awareness. There are also other models and types of army tanks aside from M1A1 and M1A2 ABRAMS army tank, such as, M1 tank, 1PM1 tank, and SEP tank. All of these army tanks are well-equipped with good quality materials that ensure protection and safety among all the armies in the battlefield.

In lieu of other production and invention, most armies are upgrading the M1 and M1A2 battle tanks. Most armor tanks not just only the M1A1 and M1A2 ABRAMS are most beneficial and advantageous when it comes to any fights in a battlefield. These army tanks are one of the best weapons of the military. Aside from advanced trainings, it is most important and essential to provide armies with the good quality armor tanks to ensure them of their safety, security and victory. Even an army is well trained and an expert when it comes to fighting in the field, a good quality of armors and weapons are more important when sending an army in the field.

Watch the Anatomy of an ABRAMS Tank:

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Army Tanks – M1 ABRAMS – Specifications:

  • Weight 67.6 short tons (60.4 long tons; 61.3 t)
  • Length Gun forward: 32.04 ft (9.77 m)[4]
  • Hull length: 26.02 ft (7.93 m)
  • Width 12 ft (3.66 m)[4]
  • Height 8 ft (2.44 m)[4]
  • Crew 4 (commander, gunner, loader, driver)

Armor
Chobham, RH armor, Depleted Uranium strike plates, Kevlar mesh [citation needed]

  • M1: Hull & turret – 350 mm vs APFSDS, 700 mm vs HEAT[5]
  • M1A1: Hull & turret – 600 mm vs APFSDS, 700 mm vs HEAT[6]
  • M1A1HA: Hull – 600 mm vs APFSDS, 700 mm vs HEAT, Turret – 800 mm vs APFSDS, 1300 mm vs HEAT

Main Armament

  • 105 mm L52 M68 rifled cannon (M1)
  • 120 mm L44 M256 smoothbore cannon (M1A1, M1A2, M1A2SEP) with 42 rounds

Secondary Armament

Engine

Power wight

  • 24.5 hp/metric ton (18.27 kW/t)

Transmission

  • Allison DDA X-1100-3B

Suspension

Ground clearance

  • 0.48 m (1 ft 7 in) (M1, M1A1)
  • 0.43 m (1 ft 5 in) (M1A2)

Fuel capacity

  • 500 US gallons (1,900 l; 420 imp gal)

Operational range

  • M1A2: 426 km (265 mi)

Speed

  • M1A2: Road 67.6 km/h (42.0 mph)
  • Off-road: 48.28 km/h (30.00 mph)

Read more infos about the M1 ABRAMS army tanks on Wikipedia

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