Fort Dix Army Reserve Mobilization Museum - Armored Vehicles - M46 Tank
Bill Maloney

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M46 Tank Specifications:

M26 and M46 Tanks at other Military Museums
M26 Pershing Tank M26 Pershing Tank
An M26 Pershing Tank at the Wright Museum in Wolfboro, NH An M26 Pershing Tank at the Patton Museum in Fort Knox, KY

Length: 27 feet, 10 inches
11 feet, 6 inch
10 feet, 5 inches
48 Tons
Max Speed: 30 mph
Range: 100 miles
Armor: 4.33" Frontal
Powerplant: Continental AV-1790- 5A V12 Turbocharged gasoline air cooled engine 810 hp
Fuel Capacity: 232 gallons
 90mm Gun M3A1, 70 Rounds, Muzzle Velocity 2,700fps
 One .30Cal Coax Machine Gun
 One .30Cal Bow Machine Gun
 One .50Cal Browning M2 Cupola Mounted Machine Gun
Entered Service: 1945

The M46 Tank is essentially an M26 Pershing Tank with an upgraded engine and transmission and a 90mm gun with a bore evacuator.


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