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M1985 light tank

Country of Origin: North Korea


The M1985 is a North Korean light tank that is based on the designs of the Russian PT-76 and the Chinese Type 63 amphibious light tanks.

The M1985 hull is similar in size and appearance to the Type 63, but has a turret resembling the PT-76. The hull is probably based on the same chassis as the VTT-323 armored personnel carrier (see separate record). The M1985 hull is stretched, with an extra road wheel. The chassis was lengthened to install a more powerful engine.

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