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M88 armored recovery vehicle

Country of Origin: USA


The M88 is a U.S. medium armored recovery vehicle (ARV) based on the M60 main battle tank (MBT). It is capable of recovering and evacuating all U.S. armored vehicles except for some models of the M60 and the M1 Abrams MBT. Two M88A1s are needed to tow an M1 tank.

The hull is of cast and rolled armor welded together. The crew compartment is to the front with the engine and transmission to the rear. There are doors on either side of the hull. The commander's cupola has a...

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