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Type 90 main battle tank

Country of Origin: China


The Type 90-II main battle tank (MBT) represented a big jump in Chinese tank firepower when it introduced a 125-mm smoothbore gun. The gun is carried in a low turret that has an undercut rear section. The chassis is relatively low with a shallow glacis, centered driver's position and engine in the rear.

The turret and hull consist of all-welded steel construction. A layer of composite armor is added to the front arc. Maximum thickness is estimated at 24 in (600 mm) on the turret...

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