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

Specifications
Date of Introduction 1963
Proliferation Albania, Mali, North Korea, Sudan, Tanzania and Zaire (now Democractic Republic of Congo)
Physical
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
Performance
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
Armament
Main
  • 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
    Height
    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
    Engine
    Production company North Industries (Group) Corporation
    Model 12150L-3
    Type 4-stroke water-cooled direct injection diesel engine 12V
    Power / speed 316kW/1800r/min
    Gearing
    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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