Operator: Qatar UAE Saudi Arabia
Status: Active Active Active
Number: 30 64 320
Acquired: 1977-1978 1980-1982 1976-1982
General Specs
Country of origin: France
Manufacturer: Nexter (fmr Giat Industries)
Introduced: 1966
Combat Weight: 32.6 tons (32600 kg)
Length: 31.2 ft (9.5 m)
Width: 10.2 ft (3.1 m)
Height: 9.4 ft (2.9 m)
Range: 372.8 miles (600 km)
Engine: Hispano-Suiza HS-110 diesel
Road Speed (km/h): 40.4 mph (65 km/h)
Offroad Speed (km/h): 28 mph (45 km/h)
Loader: Semi-auto
Crew: 4
Armor: 80mm plate: The AMX-30 is considered as the worst protected main battle tank ever built
NBC Protection: yes
Laser detection: no
Nightvision: CILAS/SOPELEM’s M409 sight,
Main Armament 105mm Modèle F1 tank gun (47 rounds)
Ammunition APFSDS, HE, HEAT, HE-FRAG, incendiary, smoke and illumination rounds
Secondary Armament 7.62mm (2050 rounds)
Radar/Sensors: fire-control system incorporating a laser range-finder, weapon stabilisation system and sensors for wind, temperature and humidity and a modernised commander’s station.
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