Sheridan tank

Sheridan tank

[′sher·ə·dən ‚taŋk]
(ordnance)
The United States' light tank, M551, introduced into limited service in 1967; it can be transported by air and dropped by parachute, has a crew of four, weighs 15 tons (13,600 kilograms), and is armed with a 152-millimeter gun launcher and two machine guns.
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Caption: RIGHT: Armed with the Shillelagh 152mm combined gun and missile launcher, the American-made Sheridan tank offered a lot of firepower in a relatively small package.
Also outside the museum is a lot filled with American machines, including a hulking M36 Jackson, an M551 Sheridan tank (used in Vietnam), and an M60 Patton.
The engineer team came up with an impressive display of working and hulk vehicles for targets for the demonstration: a working CEV, two Sheridan tanks, two M113 armored personnel carriers (APCs), a working jeep, and a 2.