M-84

Operator: Kuwait
Status: In Service
Number: 150
Cost:
Acquired: 1990-1991
General Specs
Country of origin: Yugoslavia
Manufacturer: Duro Dakovic Special Vehicles
Introduced: 1984
Combat Weight: 42 tons
Length: 31.2 ft (9.5 m)
Width: 11.5 ft (3.5 m)
Height: 6.9 ft (2.1 m)
Range: 435 miles (700 km)
Engine: V-46TK supercharged diesel (1,000 hp)
Track:
Road Speed: 40.4 mph (65 km/h)
Offroad Speed:
Loader: Auto
Crew: 3
Armor Modular with ERA
NBC Protection Yes
Nightvision Yes
Laser detection
Armament:
Main Armament 125mm Smoothbore (42 rounds)
Ammunition HE-FRAG, HEAT-FS, APFSDS-T
Secondary Armament 1 x 7.62mm Coaxial MG (2,000 rounds)
1 x 12.7mm Roof mounted MG (300 rounds)
Radar/Sensors:
Countermeasures/Defenses: 12 x smoke grenade launchers
Misc Systems:
Note: Based on the T-72

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