MVTF - M551

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The M551 Sheridan was a light tank developed by the United States and named after Civil War General Philip Sheridan. It was designed to be landed by parachute and to swim across rivers. It was armed with the technically advanced but troublesome M81/M81E1 152mm gun/launcher which fired conventional ammunition and the MGM-51 Shillelagh guided anti-tank missile. [Wikipedia]

Weight 17.4 tons
Length 20' 8"
Width 9' 2"
Height 7' 8"
Crew 4
Armor Aluminium hull
Steel turret
Primary Gun 152mm M81 rifled gun/launcher
Engine 5.2l V6 diesel, 300 hp
Speed 43 mph
Range 350 miles

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