Between 1986 and 2002, Egypt purchased M60A3 tanks and other variants from the United States and several other countries. The list included 1,016 variants of the M60A3 and 700 variants of the M60A1RISE. Currently, Egypt is the largest operator of M60A3. In January 2011, the Egyptian people began a revolt against their long-time president, called the "Egyptian Revolution" or "January 25 Revolution. Citizens gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to protest and the M60s were among the weapons used to quell the crowds. Eventually, the citizens ousted the president despite military efforts.
Construction in die-cast metal with some plastic components.
Rotating turret, lifting gun and precise hull.
Painted, mounted, immobile tracks on detailed fixed wheels.
Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
Pad-printed markings and placards that will not fade or flake like decals.