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Type 62 / WZ-132 Light Tank
Type 62-I Light Tank
Type 62G Light Tank

Date of Introduction 1963
Proliferation Albania, Mali, North Korea, Sudan, Tanzania and Zaire (now Democractic Republic of Congo)
Weight 21 tons
Length (Hull) 6.04 m
Width 3.3 m
Height (Top of Turret) 2.59 m
Ground Pressure 0.8 kg/cm2
Crew 4
Powerplant 430 hp diesel
Maximum Speed (Road) 50 km/hr
Maximum Speed (Unimproved road) 35 km/hr
Fording Depth (Unprepared) 1.4 m
Fording Depth (w/ Snorkel) 5 m
Vertical Obstacle 0.8 m
Trench 2.85 m
Range 450 km
  • 1 x 85mm smooth bore gun
  • Secondary
  • 1 x 12.7mm machine gun
  • 1 x 7.62mm machine gun (bow mounted)
  • 1 x 7.62mm machine gun (coaxial)
  • Countermeasures Vehicle engine exhaust smoke system

    Performance data
    Model 62-type
    crew 4
    Combat weight 21000kg
    Unit power 15kW / t
    Unit pressure 67.69kPa
    Car length
    Gun forward 8.016m
    ? gun backwards 7.265m
    Body length 6.231m
    Vehicle width 2.850m
    with a machine gun 2.742m
    To command top 2.263m
    Vehicle distance to the high 0.450m
    Track the ground long 3.435m
    Track center distance 2.390m
    Maximum road speed 60km / h
    Fuel reserves 724L
    Highway travel 450km
    wading 1.3m deep
    Gradeability 70%
    Roll slope 58%
    Climbing vertical wall height 0.7m
    More trench width 2.5m
    Production company North Industries (Group) Corporation
    Model 12150L-3
    Type 4-stroke water-cooled direct injection diesel engine 12V
    Power / speed 316kW/1800r/min
    Production company North Industries (Group) Corporation
    Type Mechanical Captive
    Forward gears / reverse number 5/1 Mechanical (multi-plate friction clutch)
    Mechanical steering device type (multi-plate friction clutch)
    suspension device type Torsion bar
    Main weapon caliber / model / type 85mm/62-85Tc / tank gun
    Parallel weapon caliber / type / quantity 7.62mm / machine gun / 2
    Anti-aircraft weapon caliber / model / type / quantity 12.7mm/59 type / machine gun / a
    Ammunition rounds
    Main shells 47 rounds
    ? parallel machine gun 2000 rounds
    Antiaircraft machine gun 500 rounds
    Turret electric drive and manual
    Turret rotation range 360 ??
    Artillery tilt range -5 ~ +20
    Artillery maximum pitch speed 10 / s
    Maximum turret rotation speed 10 / s
    Semi-automatic fire extinguishing system
    Electrical system voltage 24V
    Engine voltage / power / Model 24V/3kW/ZFC3000
    Battery Quantity / voltage / capacity / model 4 / 24V/280Ah/65 formula

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