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DRDO Tank EX / MBT Ex (Karna)


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The abortive Tank EX MBT project from DRDO of India used the best qualities of the struggling Arjay program and netted just two prototypes.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 2/24/2020 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
2002
Crew
4
Manufacturing
Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) - India
Production
2 Units
National flag of India India (cancelled)
- Tank vs Tank
- Main Battle Tank (MBT)
- Frontline
Length:
30.18 ft (9.2 m)
Width/Span:
11.06 ft (3.37 m)
Height:
9.61 ft (2.93 m)
Weight:
52 tons (47,000 kg; 103,617 lb)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the DRDO Tank EX production model)
1 x Diesel-fueled turbocharged engines developing 1,000 horsepower and driving a conventional track-and-wheel arrangement.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the DRDO Tank EX production model)
Maximum Speed:
37 mph (60 kph)
Maximum Range:
298 miles (480 km)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the DRDO Tank EX production model; Compare this entry against any other in our database)
1 x 120mm Main Gun with Anti-Tank, Guided-Missile (ATGM) capability.
1 x 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft (AA) Heavy Machine Guns (HMGs).
1 x 7.62mm Co-axial machine gun.

Ammunition:
Not Available.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the DRDO Tank EX production model)
Tank EX - Base Project Name.
MBT Ex - Alternative project name.
Karna - Rumored series name.

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