AVDS 1790 5A
|Manufacturer:||General Dynamics Land Systems - GDLS|
|Product type:||Engine and Systems|
This is an up-powered version of the AVDS-1790-2C with commonality of over 90 per cent between the two diesel-powered engines. The engine is rated at 908 hp (677 kW) and is installed in the Merkava Mk 1 MBT. The AVDS-1790-5A is a good candidate for /tank modernisations requiring additional horsepower with transmission options including the Allison Transmission CD-850-6B and XT-1410 or the Renk RK-304.