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Type 62 light tank

Country of Origin: China


The Type 62 light tank appears to be a scaled-down Type 59 main battle tank (MBT) that is used in the reconnaissance role or as an MBT in rugged terrain. The tank was originally designed for use in China's southern river network areas and hilly terrain where heavier vehicles are difficult to deploy .

Crew location is identical to the Type 59. The driver sits at the left front of the hull, with the commander and gunner to the left of the turret and the loader to its right. The...

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