BNSF Rolls For The 3rd Armored Brigade
An a mazing amount of chains are needed to tie down all of this equipment!
A BNSF military train was making its way to San Diego, California.
Seen are M1 Abram Tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles, and assorted self propelled artillery pieces. The equipment belonged to the United States Army 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, from Fort Bliss, TX.
The M1 Abrams tank weighs 60 tons and cost an average of $6.21 million dollars each to produce. Known as the “Cadillac” of tanks, the M1 Abrams travel distances of up to 265 miles!
At a maximum speed of 42 MPH with a 120mm cannon and other heavy machine guns, the M1 Abrams tank is a beast!
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