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Type 85

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Type 85 MBT
Country Of origin China
Designation Main Battle Tank
Configuration Tracked
Manufacturer: NORINCO (China)
Crew: 3
Length 10.28 m
Width 11.52 m
Height 2.30 m
Weight 45.205 t
Speed 57 km/h
Range 310 km
Primary armament 1 x 125mm Gun
Secondary armament 1 x 7.62 mm co-axial MG
1 x 12.7mm AA MG
2x6 Smoke Launchers
Power plant 730 BHP
NBC Yes
Night Yes


One of the largest tanks in existance, the Type 85 was designed for primarily scaring the shit out of its opponants. Has been used in the past as a menacing deterrent against rioters and looters. Although it has lots of firepower, its speed and and range are pretty low for its engine size and weight.

Used in 2009 by Pakistan, supporting troops as they try and push the Taliban out of South Warizistan.