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Olifant
VARIANTS: Olifant Armour Recovery | Olifant MBT 1a | Olifant MBT 1b | Olifant MBT 2 | Olifant Shongolo MAN Tank Transporter
 
Further reading...
 
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The Olifant mk1B main battle tank is armed with the 105mm L7 rifled cannon main gun. The gun on the mk1B is fitted with a thermal sleeve for sustained accuracy in firing. The mk1B carries 68 rounds of 105mm ammunition.

The tank is also fitted with a 7.62mm general purpose co-axial machine gun and a 7.62mm anti-aircraft machine gun.
Credit to: http://www.army-technology.com/projects/olifant/

Variants

OLIFANT ARMOUR RECOVERY

 
OLIFANT MBT 1A

 
OLIFANT MBT 1B

 
OLIFANT MBT 2

 
OLIFANT SHONGOLO MAN TANK TRANSPORTER

 

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http://www.tanks-encyclopedia.com/coldwar/South_Africa/Olifant_MkI.php Tanks encyclopedia
 





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