Type 96 Tank

Type 96 Tank

The Type 96 Tank is a second generation Chinese Main Battle Tank that numerically forms the backbone of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army.  It entered service in 1997 and in 2006 its upgraded version, the Type 96G was unveiled. Type 96 Tank Development During the...
Type 85-II Tank

Type 85-II Tank

The Type 85-II Tank is series of Chinese exported Main Battle Tanks that have gone through a number of upgrades, in firepower, mobility and protection. The more modern and advanced Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Type 96 Tank is believed to have been a further...
Type 88 Tank

Type 88 Tank

The Type 88 Tank entered service with the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army in 1988. It was the last of the Chinese tanks fitted with a 105mm main gun and a four man crew to be produced for the PLA. Type 88 Tank Development The Type 88 Tank evolved from the Type 80...
Type 80 Tank

Type 80 Tank

The First Type 80 Tank prototype was built-in 1985. It was developed as a potential replacement of the Type 59 Tank following previous designs such as the Type 69 Tank initially being rejected by the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army. The Type 80 was the last Chinese...
Type 59 Jaguar Tank

Type 59 Jaguar Tank

The Type 59 Jaguar Tank is a former upgrade package developed for the Type 59 Tank in a joint project between China and American Company Cadillac Gage. Its targeted market was existing or future Type 59 export clients. Type 59 Jaguar Tank Development During the late...
Type 59D Tank

Type 59D Tank

The Type 59D Tank is the most modern of the Type 59 Tank models in service with the Chinese PLA (Peoples Liberation Army). The Type 59D is an upgrade package for the PLA’s Type 59 fleet that focused on improvements in firepower and protection, the package was fitted...

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