AVL Unit Rig and Test Model ~ Prototype M48 AVLB.
AVLB ~ M48 fitted with bridge laying mechanism.
AVLB [MCLIC] Fitted with MCLIC mine clearing system.
Brave Tiger ~ See CM-12.
CM-11 ~ Taiwan variant with a modified M48H turrets mated to M60 hulls.
CM-12 Taiwanese upgraded M48A3TW with some M60 components.
CM-12 [Variant 1] ~ Taiwan variant mating the CM11 turret to existing M48A3 hulls.
COV ~ Combat engineer vehicle based on M88 chassis.
Keiler ~ Flail tank based on M48 chassis.
Keiler [Prototype] ~ Prototype without exhaust system.
M8 ~ Series of Bulldozer, earthmoving, tank mountings for the M48.
M48 ~ Small drivers hatch and original Chrysler cupola.
M48 [AGT-1500 Testbed] ~ Rear deck raised and turret replaced by cab.
M48 [ERDL BFC Variant] ~ Fitted with mine-roller equipment.
M48 [ERDL Model 2] ~ Fitted with mine-roller equipment.
M48 [Expendible Roller Mine Clearing Device] ~ Small roller device supported in front of each track.
M48 [Heavy Mine Clearing device] ~ 2 interconnected casters 6 discs each supported on heavy booms.
M48 [Jung-Jungenthal ARV] ~ M48 converted into a recovery vehicle by Jung-Jungenthal GmbH.
M48 [Jung-Jungenthal AVLB] ~ M48 converted into a bridgelayer by Jung-Jungenthal GmbH.
M48 [Larruping Lou] ~ M48 fitted with 8-spoke, 6-disc version of Larruping Lou.
M48 [Lockley Device] ~ Fitted with Lockley Device mine-roller system.
M48 [Naval Signal light] ~ Improvisation by NYNG.
M48 [Non-ballistic traininng tank] ~ Mild steel version.
M48 [Phase III] ~ Fitted with M47 fire control equipment.
M48 [Portugal - DTT] ~ Portugese driver training tank adaption.
M48 [ROMOR] ~ Fitted with ROMOR armour kit.
M48 [Searchlight] ~ Experimental fitting of a Crouse-Hinds 18" searchlight.
M48 [Searchlight] ~ Experimental fitting of a Xenone IR searchlight.
M48 [SS-11] ~ Adapted to carry and launch 5 SS-11 ATGW.
M48 [Shillelagh] ~ Squat cast turret with 152mm gun/launcher.
M48 MARRS ~ M48 hull fitted with Armoured recovery conversion kit, Vicker, 1986.
M48A1 ~ Fitted with M1 cupola, larger drivers hatch and gun stabilisation.
M48A1 DE ~ Version supplied to West Germany.
M48A1E1 ~ M48A1 fitted with L7 105mm gun.
M48A1E2 ~ M48A1 fitted with M41 and M60 components.
M48A1E3 ~ M48 hull fitted with M60 turret.
M48A2 ~ Fitted with fuel-injection engine & IR equipment.
M48A2 [Applique] ~ Uparmoured version of M48A2.
M48A2 [SS-11] ~ Fitted with 5 ATGM on each side of main armament.
M48A2 [USMC] ~ Fitted with fuel-injection engine, IR equipment and four top rollers.
M48A2C ~ Improved fire-control equipment.
M48A2E1 ~ M48A2 with AVDS-1790-1 & 2 engines fitted for M60 development.
M48A2G ~ M48A2 in use with the Bundeswehr.
M48A2G2 ~ Modified M48A2G in service with the Bundewehr.
M48A2GA2 ~ Improved West German Army version with MBSGD.
M48A2GA2 [Prototype] ~ Improved West German Army version.
M48A2 Tank Chassis Transporting Launcher ~ See AVLB
M48A3 ~ M48A1 modified to M48A1E2 standard.
M48A3 [Chrysler] ~ Chrysler prototype for the new build late-production M48A3.
M48A3 [Helbat] ~ Modified remote-control version used in trails.
M48A3 [Late Production] ~ New build vehicles fitted with riser to commanders cupola.
M48A3 [Mobile Target Tank] ~ Used as a mobile target.
M48A3 [Rebuild] ~ Rebuilt M48A3 with diesel engine, commander's riser, 3 top-rollers.
M48A3 [Mod B] ~ Armour on engine exhaust louvres, around taillights and raised commander's cupola.
M48A3 [Vietnam Mod] ~ Commanders cupola 50cal mounted externally.
M48A3K ~ Upgraded South Korean M48A1, M48A2 & M48A2C.
M48A4 ~ M60 turret on M48A3 chassis.
M48A5 ~ Various models of the M48 upgraded to 105mm standard and fitted with M1 cupola riser ring.
M48A5E1 ~ Spanish variant with 105mm, laser rangefinder.
M48A5E2 ~ Improved Spanish variant.
M48A5K ~ South Korean variant with 105mm, improved FC system.
M48A5 MOLF ~ Upgraded greek version.
M48A5PI ~ Various models of the M48 upgraded to 105mm/Urdan cupola standard.
M48A5T ~ 170 M48 upgraded to German M48A2GA2 standard and fitted with MTU diesel engine.
M48A5T1 ~ Turkish upgrade based on M48A5 with the M1 cupola
M48A5T2 ~ Turkish upgrade based on the M48A5 (Low Profile) with 'Urdan' cupola.
M48C ~ Mild steel M48 used for training.
M48C [Fender kits] ~ Experimental remote control .30 cal mgs on front of catwalk.
M48E1 ~ M48 fitted with L7 105mm gun.
M48E2 ~ Prototype of M48A2.
M48H ~ See CM-12.
M48 Marksman ~ Fitted with Marksman air defence gun turret.
M48 Super ~ Upgraded M48A2.
M48T5 ~ Modified Turkish M48A3 with 105mm gun, side skirts, SGL's and LLLTV PZB 200.
M53 ~ Series of 155mm gun on modified M48 chassis.
M54 ~ 105mm gun/howitzer on modified M48 chassis.
M55 ~ Series of 8" gun/howitzer on modified M48 chassis.
M67 ~ Series of M48 fitted with flame-thrower.
M88 ~ Series of armoured recovery vehicles originally based on the M48.
Magach ~ M48 series in Israeli service.
Pionier Panzer M48A2 ~ Gunless M48A2G used as a CEV.
Super M48 ~ Uparmoured version.
T19 ~ Prototype bulldozer kit, later standardised as M8A1.
T48 ~ Series of prototypes for the M48.
T54 ~ Expermental series based on M48.
T162 ~ Series of experimental 175mm self-propelled guns.
Universal Jettison Fuel Kit ~ Kit for additional fuel supply.
XM60 ~ M48 with hemisperical turret
XM247 ~ Series of experimental tracked armoured SPAAG.
GENERAL RECOGNITION POINTS
- Six small roadwheels with varying numbers of top-rollers.
- Idler front, Sprocket rear.