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DRDO Tank EX / MBT Ex (Karna)


Main Battle Tank (MBT) Project (2002)


Land Systems / Battlefield

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



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Specifications



Service Year
2002

Origin
India national flag graphic
India

Crew
4
CREWMEN
Production
2
UNITS


Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) - India
National flag of India India (cancelled)
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Main Battle Tank (MBT)
Primary armored ground combat unit of modern armies utilizing speed, protection, and / or firepower to spearhead armored assaults.
Frontline Asset
Frontline unit used to take direct part in forward operating actions against enemy positions / targets.
Tank-vs-Tank
Engage armored vehicles of similar form and function.


Length
30.2 ft
9.2 m
Width
11.1 ft
3.37 m
Height
9.6 ft
2.93 m
Weight
103,617 lb
47,000 kg
Tonnage
51.8 tons
HEAVY
(Showcased structural values pertain to the DRDO Tank EX production variant. Length typically includes main gun in forward position if applicable to the design)
Powerplant: 1 x Diesel-fueled turbocharged engines developing 1,000 horsepower and driving a conventional track-and-wheel arrangement.
Speed
37.3 mph
(60.0 kph)
Range
298.3 mi
(480.0 km)
(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the DRDO Tank EX production variant. 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.


Supported Types


Graphical image of a tank cannon armament
Graphical image of a tank anti-tank guided missile
Graphical image of a tank medium machine gun
Graphical image of a tank heavy machine gun


(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
Not Available.


Tank EX - Base Project Name.
MBT Ex - Alternative project name.
Karna - Rumored series name.


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