BERLIN ($1=1.00 Euro) — A video printed on YouTube exhibits what the Franco-German primary battle tank is, developed beneath the EMBT [Enhanced Main Battle Tank] venture. New designs four-man crew, distributed as follows: commander, gunner, driver, and fight operator.

This is what the Franco-German main battle tank looks like
YouTube Screenshot

The Belgian on-line portal Military Reconnaissance makes a short retrospective of the most recent weapons platform anticipated to overcome the European market. EMBT is developed by two firms. These are the French firm NEXTER Protection Programs and the German firm KMW [Krauss-Maffei Wegmann]. Military Reconnaissance defines the EMBT as cellular, quick and versatile just like the Leopard tank, which has the French firepower of the Leclerc tank.

This is what the Franco-German main battle tank looks like
YouTube Screenshot

The tank is armed with a 120mm smoothbore gun. It fires all NATO ammunition of this caliber. The tank has an automated charging system. It’s linked on to the 120mm gun. As secondary armament, the EMBT has two machine weapons. One is a 12.7mm coaxial machine gun, and the opposite is a 7.62mm caliber. Each are mounted on the dome, however in a unique configuration. The tank has another gun – 30mm mounted within the rear a part of the turret. It’s designed by a French firm, as are the opposite weapons on the tank.

EMBT has varied protections. Probably the most well-known and maybe the best armor is the Israeli TROPHY APS [Active Protection System]. Subsequently, it isn’t a shock that this APS is put in on the brand new EMBT. Nonetheless, the tank additionally has a laser warning system, as Military Reconnaissance writes. Along with the 2 defenses, the EMBT has 80mm launchers, once more developed by the French, however this time by the Lacroix firm. This technique is understood beneath the title GALIX.

This is what the Franco-German main battle tank looks like
YouTube screenshot

The EMBT weighs simply over 61 tons, is about 10 meters lengthy, almost 4 meters large, and simply over 3 meters excessive. It could actually journey at a most pace of 65 km/h because of its MTU 883 EPP engine, offering 1,500 horsepower. With a full tank of gas, the tank can cowl a most distance of 450-460 km.

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