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Type 98 main battle tank

Country of Origin: China


The Type 98 main battle tank (MBT) is a further development in Chinese armor capability and the next step up from the Type 90, from which it is derived.

The tank is similar in appearance to the T-72 , with a variety of small differences. It has a more box-like turret, a box-shaped device behind the gunner on the turret roof, a small dome behind the commander's hatch, a different style of hull skirts and tracks with rubber pads. It is armed with a 125-mm carousel-fed autoloader...

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