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Type 96 Main Battle Tank

Country of Origin: China


In China, the Type 96 tank, also known as the ZTZ-96, is a main battle tank (MBT) developed and manufactured domestically by China North Industries Corporation (Norinco). The Type 96 was re-designated as the Type 96A following upgrades. It is an indigenous design and is considered one of the primary main battle tanks in service with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Ground Forces.

The Chinese Type 96A is not to be confused with the Japanese Type 96 Armored Personnel Carrier used...

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