Location: Pine Grove, PA 17963 Schuylkill County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 32.635', W 76° 22.978'

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Main Battle Tank

This M60A3 Main Battle Tank (MBT) is a fully tracked, armored, combat vehicle operated by a crew of four consisting of a driver, gunner, loader, and a tank commander. The vehicle is powered by a 750 horsepower V-12 air cooled compression ignition diesel engine. It has a 105mm main gun system, and carries 63 rounds for the main gun on board. The vehicle is further equipped with a deep water fording kit.
The tank's suspension system, with six road wheels per side, is torsion bar sprung. The main armament, the 105mm gun, is mounted on a 360-degree turret. Secondary armament included a .50 caliber machine gun in the commander's cupola. There is a coaxially mounted 7.62mm machine gun, and an M-239 smoke grenade launcher. The M-60 tank is equipped with three night vision periscopes. The basic statistics of the M-60 MBT are as follows: *Builder: Chrysler Defense System *Length: 27 feet *Width 12 feet * Height 11 feet * Weight: 54 tons *Cost: $872,745 in 1993 *Speed: 30 miles per hour *Range: 240 miles *Magazines: 63 rounds of 105mm; 6,000 rounds of 7.62mm machine gun; 940 rounds of .50 machine gun ammunition.
Placed ByPennsylvania National Guard Military Museum
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Date Added Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 382890 N 4489048
Decimal Degrees40.54391667, -76.38296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 32.635', W 76° 22.978'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 32' 38.1" N, 76° 22' 58.68" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Spruce St Exn, Pine Grove PA 17963, US
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