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ZBD-97 - Specifications

Type tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
Year of service2006
Manufacturing unitChina North Industries Corporation (NORINCO)
Production quantity650
crew3 crew 7 infantry
length7.15 meters
width3.20 meters
height2.50 meters
Vehicle weight22 tons
equipmentNuclear / biological / chemical protection
Night vision equipment
engine1 liquid cold 8V150 diesel engine, power 400 kW (600 horsepower)
Chassis type Crawler
Number of load wheels 6 pairs
Highest road speed on the road 65 km/h
Maximum water floating speed 20 km/h
Maximum mileage500 km
Weapon system
  • 1 x 100 mm main gun (with anti-tank missile support)
  • 1 x 30 mm coaxial machine gun or 1 x 12.7 mm heavy machine gun.
  • 1 x 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun
  • 6 smoke bomb launchers
  • ammunition
  • 100 mm shells made 40 rounds
  • Anti-tank missiles 8
  • 30 mm machine shells 500 rounds
  • 7.62 mm machine guns 2000 rounds
  • Smoke 6
  • Modified
  • A series of modified chassis chassis 20-ton series of amphibious tracked modified armored vehicles on the basis of the ZBD-97 infantry fighting vehicle. The latest ZBD amphibious vehicle installed a 122 mm howitzer on the chassis.

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