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Type 74 main battle tank (Japan)

Country of Origin: Japan

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The Type 74 main battle tank (MBT) was built as a successor to the Type 61, which was retired in 1984.

The most unusual feature of the Type 74 is its adjustable, hydro-pneumatic suspension system. The first and fifth road-wheel stations can be adjusted either by the commander or the driver. The available range allows the tank to be tilted 6 degrees forward and backward, 9 degrees left or right and r aised or lowered to a maximum and minimum ground clearance. This flexibility...

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