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72 short tons / 65 t Weight 62.3 tonnes / 68.7 short tons
Gun forward: 32.04 ft / 9.77 m
Hull length: 26.02 ft / 7.93 m
Length 9.97 metres / 393 inches (gun forward)
12 ft / 3.66 m Width 3.75 m / 148 in
8 ft / 2.44 m Height 3.0 m / 120 in
4 (commander/machine gunner, gunner, loader, driver) Crew 4
depleted uranium mesh-reinforced composite armor
Armor 3rd generation composite, including high-hardness steel, tungsten and plastic filler with ceramic component
120 mm L/44 M256A1 smoothbore gun (42 rounds)
Main Armament 1 × 120 mm Rheinmetall L55 smoothbore gun (42 rounds)
- 1 × .50-caliber (12.7 mm) M2HB heavy machine gun with 900 rounds
- 2 × 7.62 mm (.308 in) M240 machine guns with 10,400 rounds (1 pintle-mounted, 1 coaxial)

Secondary Armament 2 × 7.62 mm MG3A1 (4,750 rounds)
Honeywell AGT1500C multi-fuel turbine engine
1,500 shp / 1,120 kW
Engine MTU MB 873 Ka-501 liquid-cooled V12 twin-turbo diesel engine
1,500 PS / 1,479 hp / 1,103 kW at 2,600 rpm
From 26.9 hp/t / 20.05 kW/t to 23.8 hp/t / 17.74 kW/t Power-to-Weight Ratio 24.1 PS/t / 17.7 kW/t
Allison DDA X-1100-3B Transmission Renk HSWL 354
High-hardness-steel torsion bars with rotary shock absorbers Suspension Torsion bar suspension
0.43 m / 1 ft 5 in Ground Clearance
500 US gallons / 1,900 l / 420 imp gal Fuel Capacity 1,200 litres / 264 imperial gallons / 317 US gallons
426 km / 265 mi Operational Range 550 km / 340 mi (internal fuel)
Road: 42 mph / 67 km/h (governed)
Off-road: 25 mph / 40 km/h
Speed 68 km/h / 42 mph
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