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Old June 3, 2017, 06:28 PM   #3
JohnKSa
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I believe the M1 Abrams main gun uses fairly standard propellant. It achieves a muzzle velocity between 5000 and 6000fps.

That is done with a smoothbore barrel and a sabot round so it's not exactly comparable to a rifled barrel firearm.
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