The British FV4201 Chieftain main battle tank

The FV4201 Chieftain was the main battle tank of the United Kingdom during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

Characteristics

Crew: 4
Combat weight: 55 tons
Overall length: 10.8 m (35 ft 5.2 in) gun forward
Hull length: 7.5 m (24 ft 7.3 in)
Height: 2.9 m (9 ft 6.2 in)
Width: 3.5 m (11 ft 5.8 in)
Powerplant: Opposed-piston engine Leyland L60 (diesel, multi-fuel compression ignition) 750 bhp (560 kW)
Range: 500 km (310 mi)
Maximum road speed: 43 km/h (27 mph)
Cross-country speed: 30 km/h (19 mph)
Armour: turret front, 195 mm (7.7 in) RHA (60°)

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