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UNIQUE ID 564: M48A5 TANK

Kubinka NIIBT Research Collection - Foreign Vehicles, Kubinka, Russia

(Location: Hall 5: British and American Tanks)


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Unique ID: 564
Added to Database: October 2008
Last Edited: October 2008
Type (ID): M48 Patton (1660)
Model (ID): M48A5 (1674)
Location Category (ID): Kubinka NIIBT Research Collection - Foreign Vehicles (2130)
Location (ID): Hall 5: British and American Tanks (2130)
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Location History:
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1: Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA (Primary manufacturer of base M48A1 from April 1952)
2: Anniston Army Depot, Bynum, Calhoun County, Alabama, USA (Sole organisation for upgrade from M48A1 and M48A3 to M48A5 1975-8)
3: Kubinka NIIBT Research Collection - Foreign Vehicles, Kubinka, Moscow Oblast, Russia (Current location)


This M48A5 has Blazer reactive armour fitted around the hull front and turret sides and front. This armour was developed by Israel and is widely used on their M48 and M60 tanks; this vehicle was provided by the Syrians who captured it. It is in running order and is shown during a Kubinka open day.

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Front view
1: Front view

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: J. Kinnear
Photo ID: 617
Added: 4 October 2008
Filename: Scan_M48...
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