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Norinco MBT-3000
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WaLTaRRoN Sep 13 2012, 6:55pm says:

This one looks veeery sturdy...

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The successor of the MBT-2000 AKA Al-Khalid, the MBT-3000 is Norinco newest production of Main Battle Tank (MBT) incorporating latest technologies.
Specially designed to meet the challenges of information-technology centric warfare, its overall performance and combat capabilities are claimed to be neck in neck with the world's most advanced main battle tank.


Crew: 3
Combat weight: 52 t
Power-to-weight ratio: 25.0 hp/t
Length (gun forward): 10.10 m
Width (with skirts): 3.50 m
Height (top of turret): 2.40 m
Maximum road speed: 67 km/h
Average cross-country speed: 35 to 40 km/h
Cruising range: 500 km
Maximum gradient: 60%
Trench: 2.70 m
Vertical obstacle: 1.20 m
Fording depth (with preparation): 4 to 5 m
Engine: water-cooled turbocharged electronic controlled, diesel engine with 1300 hp
Transmission: Ch1000B integrated transmission system
Armamnet (main): 125 mm smoothbore gun
Armament (anti-aircraft MG): 1x 12.7 mm MG
Armament (Coaxial): 1x 7.62 mm MG
Armament (grenade launchers): smoke 8x 76 mm
Fire control system: hunter-killer stabilized fire control system, gunner sight integrates aiming with guiding, image stabilized panoramic sight for the commander.
Ammunition (main gun): 38 rds
Automatic loader: 22 rds on loader, loading speed of 8 rds/min
NBC protection: collective
Night vision system: un-cooled thermal image for driver, 2nd generation cooled thermal imager for gunner and commander

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