Merkava Mk.2B vs T-80U

Tank Tank Tank Tank
First ride 1983 1985
Repair cost 7737 s.l. 13470 s.l. s.l. s.l.
Review (Dev) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Weapon specifications
Cannon 105 mm Sharir cannon 125 mm 2A46M-1 cannon
Armor penetration 337 mm 479 mm mm mm
Shell type Armour-Piercing Fin-Stabilized Discarding Sabot High-Explosive Anti-Tank Fin-Stabilised High Explosive Squash Head Smoke shell High-Explosive Armour-Piercing Fin-Stabilized Discarding Sabot High-Explosive Anti-Tank Fin-Stabilised Anti-tank guided missile
Muzzle velocity 1455 m/s 1700 m/s m/s m/s
Reload time 6.7 s 6.5 s s s
Gun depression -8° -5° ° °
Armor specifications
Safety systems Commander infrared night vision devices Gunner thermal night vision devices Smoke grenade Gun stabilizer Anti aircraft machine gun Commander infrared night vision devices Gunner infrared night vision devices Gunner thermal night vision devices Infrared Spotlight Exhaust smoke system Smoke grenade Explosive reactive armour Just auto loader Gun stabilizer Anti aircraft machine gun
Armour thickness for frontal armor of turret 220 mm 600 mm mm mm
Armour thickness for frontal armor upper hull plate 110 mm 600 mm mm mm
Armour thickness for frontal armor lower hull plate 110 mm 250 mm mm mm
Riding specifications
Max speed on highway 54 km/h 70 km/h km/h km/h
Max speed on cross-country 42 km/h 55 km/h km/h km/h
Reverse speed 10 km/h 10 km/h km/h km/h
100 meters acceleration 17 s 12 s s s
Turret turnaround 9 s 18 s s s
Hull turnaround 14 s 9 s s s
Engine power 963 h.p 1250 h.p h.p h.p
Weight 63 t 46 t t t
Power to weight ratio 15.3 h.p/t 27.2 h.p/t