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M60A3 Tank - Veteran's Memorial Park, Bangor, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger
N 43° 53.397 W 090° 59.596
15T E 661187 N 4861607
Quick Description: The primary tank used by the US Army during the cold war
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 8/24/2016 6:59:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMRYRW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 1

Long Description:
This M60A3 Tank (M60 Patton) was donated by the 1st BN 632nd Armor of the Wisconsin National Guard. This tank was developed from the M48 Patton series tank and was the primary tank for the US during the Cold War. The M60A3 series was developed in 1978 which included many technological advancements from the previous A2 series. The advances included smoke discharges, AN/VVG-2 laser range finder, M21 ballistic computer and a turret stabilization system. The M60A3 was phased out of US training in 2005 though its used by many other countries. Currently Egypt has the most M60A3's in its army with 1,716.
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Park hours are from 6am to 11pm. Parking is available at the park. There is no entry fee and it is open to the general public.


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