M60A3 Main Battle Tank - Ozark, AL
Posted by: kb7ywl
N 31° 25.505 W 085° 37.019
16R E 631448 N 3477540
Quick Description: M60A3 Main Battle Tank
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 2/19/2012 7:38:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMDRP6
The 105mm Gun Full Tracked Combat Tank, M60, also known unofficially as the M60 Patton, is a first-generation main battle tank (MBT) introduced in December 1960. It was widely used by the US and its Cold War allies, especially those in NATO, and remains in service throughout the world today despite being superseded by the M1 Abrams in the US military. Egypt is currently the largest operator with 1,700 upgraded M60A3s, Turkey is second with more than 900 upgraded units in service, and Israel is third with over 700 units of Israeli variants.
Armament: 1-M68 105mm main gun; 1-M85 .50 caliber machine gun; 1-M73 7.62mm machine gun
Max Speed: 30 mph
Located on the east side of US231 0.5mi south of the entrance to Blackwell Field
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