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Let's do some sums. I can't find specs for the main gun, but a similar British Army 105mm light gun fires shells weighing 15.1kg at 709m/s. Using 1/2mv^2, that's 3.80MJ. Let's assume all of the energy from the firing went into the projectile when the tank was on solid ground, because that's the worst case - anything else would improve our chances of ...



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