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Top 10 Tanks (M1 Abrams) NO.2 5:30
A list of the top 10 tanks of all time. Made by the Military Channel. A distribution of the Discovery Channel.

Remember guys, this list is about the top ten tanks which have made the greatest influences and not which are more powerful. Please stop whining because your precious Leopard isn't on the list. Go ahead and argue which tanks are better I don't care, but the placement of each tank is set in stone. Thanks.

The M1 Abrams is a main battle tank produced in the United States. The M1 is named after General Creighton Abrams, former Army Chief of Staff and former commander of the 37th Armored Regiment. It is a well armed, heavily armored, and highly mobile tank designed for modern armored ground warfare.[2] Notable features of the M1 Abrams include the use of a powerful gas turbine engine, the adoption of sophisticated composite armor, and separate ammunition storage in a blow-out compartment for crew safety. It is one of the heaviest tanks in service, weighing in at close to 70 tons.

The M1 Abrams entered U.S. service in 1980, replacing the M60 Patton and M48A5. It did, however, serve for over a decade alongside the improved M60A3, which had entered service in 1978. Three main versions of the M1 Abrams have been deployed, the M1, M1A1, and M1A2, incorporating improved armament, protection and electronics. These improvements, as well as periodic upgrades to older tanks have allowed this long-serving vehicle to remain in front-line service. It is the principal combat tank of the United States Army and Marine Corps, and the armies of Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and as of 2007, Australia.
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