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C1 Ariete
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No: 2479   Contributor: Alf van Beem   Year: 2010   Manufacturers: Fiat, Iveco, Oto Melara   Country: Italy
C1 Ariete

The C1 Ariete is the main battle tank of the Italian Army, developed by a consortium formed by Iveco-Fiat and Oto Melara (aka CIO, Consorzio Iveco Oto Melara). The chassis and engine were produced by Iveco, while the turret and fire-control system were produced by Oto Melara. The vehicle carries the latest optical and digital-imaging and fire-control systems, enabling it to fight day and night and to fire on the move. Armaments: 120mm 44 calibre smoothbore tank gun, 7.62mm coaxial machine-gun, 7.62mm AA machine-gun. Engine V-12 turbocharged diesel FIAT MTCA 1,247 hp (937 kW). This photo was taken in the Italian Army Day in Circo Massimo (Rome, Italy) in 2008.
Picture added on 22 September 2010 at 20:06
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Sorry to say it's not a C1 Ariete but a PZH 2000 Self Propelled Howitzer, built under licence by Oto Melara Iveco.

Added by Lauro D'Amico on 02 June 2011.
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