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AMX-30 main battle tank

Country of Origin: France


The AMX-30 was the principal main battle tank (MBT) of the French army. It is has been supplemented by the Leclerc MBT in both French and United Arab Emirates service.

The AMX-30 emphasizes mobility and firepower over protection. It is relatively light and fast and well-armed with a 105-mm CN-105-F1 rifled gun, but has thinner armor than most other MBTs. The AMX-30 has an unusually heavy coaxial armament in the turret, using a 20-mm cannon. The 20-mm F2 (Type M693) cannon can be...

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