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An M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams tank from Army Field Support Battalion-Mannheim’s Army Prepositioned Stock site at Coleman Worksite is driven onto a newly redesigned prototype rail car Aug. 10. The SEPv3 Abrams is heavier than its predecessors, weighing more than 73 tons.
210820-A-JM046-003.JPG Photo By: Linda Lambiotte

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The size and weight of Army combat equipment and vehicles can be a challenge in the European theater of operations, especially during transport. The newest M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams tank – fielded in 2020 – for example, is heavier than its predecessors, weighing in at more than 73 tons.


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