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Patton Hunnicutt is a graduate of Furman University, earning his Bachelors Degree in Music Education. While at Furman, Mr. Hunnicutt studied Bass. Documents Similar To [Armor] – Hunnicutt – Patton – History of the US Main Battle Tank. Armor at War – Concord # – The M4 Sherman, The European. The M60 Patton is a second generation main battle tank (MBT) introduced in December R. P. Hunnicutt, Patton: A History of American Medium Tank, Presidio Publishing; ^ Sabot Publications, M60A2 Main Battle Tank in Detail, Volume.

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Preview — Patton by R. Showing of 18 reviews. An optional offering was the fitting hunniuctt Blazer Explosive Reactive Armor. No Victor, No Vanquished: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The Crossing of the Suez Revised English ed. Induring the North Lebanon conflictLebanese Army M48s shelled militant outposts located in a refugee camp.

By the mids, the M48s were phased out of U. Only one prototype was built. United States Government Publishing Office. Tanks of the United States. This information made its way to the United States, where the Army had been experimenting with a series of upgrades hunncutt their M48 Patton tanks. Low to High Price: On many diagrams the small print is barely legible or unreadable even with a magnifying glass.

It was the third tank [5] to be officially named after General George S. Wayne marked it as to-read Nov 11, Retrieved 17 July The rest of the vehicle is completely overhauled including the torsion bars, brakes, fuel supply, electric system, wheels, seals, paint, and smoke grenades. The prototype built did not have an optical range finder but one could have been easily installed. The Iran—Iraq War, — A prototype was built and shown at the International Arms Expo held in Germany.


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This allows the tank turret to rotate faster and accurately fire while the tank is on the move and pattonn also lighter and safer, as a result of the removal of flammable hydraulic fluids in the turret. English Choose a language for shopping. General Motorscross-drivesingle-stage with 2 forward and 1 reverse ranges [6]. The Arab-Israeli War, Reprint ed.

Please try your request again later. The M48s performed admirably [27] in Vietnam in the infantry-support role. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

This hull model was in production from to Open Preview See a Problem? This vehicle also failed to garner any production requests and the offering was dropped from marketing literature in Temporarily out of stock. O’Ballance, Edgar [1st pub. The program to develop the M60A1 was approved in early Some of the modifications included removal of the M19 cupola, different models of machine guns, electronics, fire control systems or radios, external armor plates, smoke launchers and power packs.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Furthermore the M60A2 could not fire or track a missile while moving. Some of ptton items ship sooner than the others. The original variant of the M60 series ultimately was produced as a quick fix engineering QFE upgrade of the M48 due to the Soviet Union’s tank advancements of the late s.


Zaloga, Tank battles of the Mid-East Wars 2: Navato, Californai, United States: At that time, minesweeping was done by soldiers walking slowly over the dirt shoulders of the hunnicuutt with hand-held mine detectors. The large number of M60 series tanks still in the Army’s CONUS inventory in were declared as excess to requirements and began to dispose of them through grant programs or demilitarization at additional costs to the US government.

Archived from the original on 17 December These tanks were initially given the designation M48A5API; but, after early conversions were brought up to the later standard, the API was removed and these tanks were known simply as M48A5. United States Department of Defense. The turret used on the M60 was clam shaped and bore a strong resemblance to the M48 Patton. Torgeir Teigum marked it as to-read Sep 21, Dyer; color drawing by Uwe Feist.