Mobarez tank

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Mobarez
Type Main battle tank
Place of origin  Iran
Service history
Used by Iran
Production history
Produced 2006–present
Specifications (Mobarez)
Weight 55 long tons (62 short tons; 56 t)
Length 7.5 m (24 ft 7 in) (hull)
Width 3.5 m (11 ft 6 in)
Height 2.9 m (9 ft 6 in)
Crew 4

Main
armament
120 mm rifled (L11A5)
Secondary
armament
2 x L7 machine gun
Engine diesel
850 hp

Mobarez (Persian: مبارز) meaning "Warrior" is a domestically produced upgraded version of the British Chieftain tank by Iran.

Changes[edit]

The hull of the tank has been modified at the back and sides. The fuel tank has been replaced by a new, repairable one. The transmission has been changed so the tank's turret can rotate 360 degrees. Also, additional vibration dampening systems have been added to protect sensitive electronic components. Other modifications include a laser range finder, a more powerful engine and the addition of light amplifying and infra-red systems.

Production[edit]

Iran upgrades its Chieftain tanks in Shahid Kolahduz Industrial Complex along with its T-72 tanks.

Operators[edit]

 Iran

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