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Originally posted by warset
I didn't know that the M1A2's main cannon is actually a copy of the German Leopard, build in the US under liscense, and it's manual loading, and the tank uses a gas engine.
[edit on 10/2/2006 by warset]
Originally posted by watch_the_rocks
At 1,000F the exhaust ensures that troops can not walk near the tank if they don't want to be holding their skin in their hands, and the beast can only make 3 miles to the gallon. Yeah, you read that right.