UAE decided to give Jordan 80 used tanks? They have been in use for more than 20 years

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 UAE decided to give Jordan 80 used tanks? They have been in use for more than 20 years


In 1993, the UAE purchased 436 combat vehicles from France, including 388 leclerian tanks, 2 training tanks and 48 armored recovery and repair vehicles based on leclerian chassis.

According to the report, the 80 tanks are enough to equip two of Jordans four tank battalions.

Le Clair MBT has been the backbone equipment of the UAE army since 1994. As part of the Saudi led coalition, about 70 U.A.E.s leclerian tanks participated in the fighting in Yemen.

The Le Clair tank was equipped with a 120 mm bore smoothbore gun with an autoloader on its turret, which contained 22 shells. With this autoloader, the tanks main gun can shoot at a rate of 10 to 12 shells per minute.

The crew, including the commander of the tank and the gunner. Its maximum speed is 72 km / h, and the maximum range can reach 450 km / h with only internal fuel tank and 550 km / h with external fuel tank.

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