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105-mm M68 tank gun

Country of Origin: USA


The 105-mm M68 gun is the U.S. version of the British L7 gun and is the main armament of most U.S. main battle tanks (MBTs). It is also the main armament of the Israeli Merkava Mk 1 and Mk 2 MBT.

The M68 fires M392 armor-piercing, discarding sabot with tracer (APDS-T), M735 and M774 fin-stabilized APDS-T (APFSDS-T) with tungsten penetrators, M833 APFSDS-T with depleted uranium (DU) penetrator, M456 high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) and M494 anti-personnel with tracer (APERS-T)...

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