Overwhelming people tears - Jordan M60 Phoenix main battle tank
In 2000, the Jordan military assessment believes that the active M60A3 tanks have not adapted to the new war, decided to upgrade them.
To this end, Jordan Research Institutions Kaddb United US Raytheon, General Land Systems and Switzerland Ruag, launched a M60 main battle tank called "Phoenix".
In the fire-profile configuration, M60Phoenix installed a 120mm Ruag-CTG-CTG scribble gun, provided with a hot sheath and pumping device, which can transmit DM43 tail stabilized shell-shelled bomb and other NATO standard ammunition.
(The maximum pitch angle of the main gun is -10 ° ~ + 20 °)
The auxiliary weapon is a 7.62mm parallel machine gun, and the top of the roof is installed with a 12.7mm heavy machine gun.
In armor protection, M60 Phoenix is based on the original A3 car body. There are two wedge-shaped composite armor blocks on the front of the turret, and the additional armored panel is installed first and the side is installed.
Since the rocket is widely used in the Middle East, the car is filled with a layer of improved "jacket" explosion armor.
(Based on the above measures, Phoenix's combat total increase to 63 tons)
On the power system, M60 Phoenix has changed an AVDS-1790-6A type wind-free diesel engine (950 horsepower), with a CD-1000 transmission, a flat speed of 50 km / h, off-road performance.
On electronic devices, M60 Phoenix is upgraded to a stabilizing fire control system, which is installed with laser range finder, a transverse wind sensor, a digital ballistic computer, and gunner. The car is standard with the main gun two-way stabilizer, with the ability to shoot and shoot.
In addition, the vehicle is equipped with an air conditioning device.