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Type 89 tank destroyer

Country of Origin: China

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The Chinese Type 89 tank destroyer mounts a 120-mm gun that was originally designed to also be fitted on Beijing's second-generation main battle tank. The gun and tank destroyer concept was retained when China gave up the development of the second-generation program in the early 1980s.

Developed to engage and penetrate the front armor of a Soviet T-72 tank at a distance of 2,190 yd (2,000 m), the tank destroyer is similar to the Type 83 152-mm self-propelled artillery gun. The...

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