American M60A3 Tank - Lake Charles, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 30° 14.021 W 093° 13.286
15R E 478693 N 3344701
Quick Description: A WWII Patton tank on permanent display in Veterans Memorial Park in Lake Charles, LA.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2020 9:53:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM13AY9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
A WWII Patton (American M60A3) tank is on display in Veterans Memorial Park in Lake Charles, LA.
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"Make: Chrysler Defense Engineering
Model: M60A3
Country of origin: USA
Production Years: 1978-1983
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Years of operation: 1978-1991
Used by: Army, Marines
Campaigns participated: Cold War, Desert Storm
Mass: 54.6 short tons
Length: 6.946 meters
Width: 3.631 meters
Height: 3.27 meters
Crew: 4
Armor: Upper Glacis: 4.29 in at 65°; 10.15 in LoS
Turret Front: equals 10.87 in
Main armament: M68E1 105 mm
Secondary armament: .50 BMG
Engine: Continental AVDS-1790-2 V12, air-cooled Twin-turbo diesel engine
Power/weight: 15.08 bhp/st
Ground clearance: 1 foot 6.2 inches
Fuel capacity: 385 US gal
Operational range: 300 miles
Maximum speed: 30 mph (road); 12 mph (cross country)"
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Location restrictions:
open to general public in Veterans Memorial Park


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