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AMX-10RC

 

The French wheeled light tank AMX-10RC

 

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AMX-10RCR. Photo Credit: Strategic Bureau

 

     The AMX-10RC is a French wheeled 6×6 light tank. It is developed in the 1970s by Ateliers de construction d’Issy-les-Moulineaux and GIAT Industries, today Nexter Systems. The AMX-10RC entered service in 1991.

     The modernized AMX-10RCR is developed in 2005. The AMX-10RCR was deployed in Côte d’Ivoire and Afghanistan.

 

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Armament

Gun : 105 mm
Coaxial machine gun : 7.62 mm
Machine gun : 7.62 mm


Specifications

Crew : 4
Powertrain : Baudouin 6F11 SRX diesel, 280 hp
Speed : 85 km/h
Weight : 15.8 à 19.3 t


Dimensions

Length : 6.24 m
Length with gun : 9.13 m
Width : 3.16 m
Height : 2.56 m

 

 

 

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AMX-10RCR. Photo Credit: Strategic Bureau

 

AMX-10RCR 102 Fr

AMX-10RCR. Photo Credit: Strategic Bureau

 

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AMX-10RCR in Afghanistan. Photo H. Laurent / French Army

 

AMX-10RCR 104 MoD

AMX-10RCR in Afghanistan. Photo French MoD

 

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