M60A3 Main Battle Tank - American Legion Post 360 - Waunakee, WI
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N 43° 11.579 W 089° 26.927
16T E 301025 N 4785156
Quick Description: Located at the American Legion Post 360 417 East Main St. Waunakee, WI. 53597
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 4/6/2012 5:20:47 PM
Waymark Code: WME5HD
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
The M60A3, a descendant of the M47 and M48 Patton tanks, was the first American tank to be given the designation "Main Battle Tank". The M60 series of tanks served the US from 1960 through 1991 before being replaced with the M1 Abrams tanks. Over 15,000 M60s were produced; with the M60A3 being the final production variant.

This tank has been donated to the American Legion Post 360 by the Wisconsin National Guard, 1st BN 632D Armor.

The M60A3 tank was manufactured by the Chrysler Corp. 1978
Crew - 4 men:
Commander in turret right rear
Gunner in turret right front
Loader in turret left rear
Driver in hull center front
Engine: Continental AVDS-1790-2C; 12 cylinder, supercharged diesel
Horsepower - Net: 643@2400rpmGross: 750@2400rpm Torque Net: 1575 ft-lb@1750rpmGross: 1710 ft-lb@1800rpm Fuel capacity 385gal1460L
Transmission General Motors CD-850-6A, 2 ranges forward, 1 reverse
Steering Mechanical, T-bar
Brakes Multiple disc

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