VIII Type 59
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Type 59 China

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Chinese medium tank. Initially, the vehicle was a copy of the Soviet medium T-54A tank. The Type 59 entered service in 1959. The first tanks manufactured had no gun stabilizer or night-vision device. Later the vehicle underwent several modernizations. Between 6,000 and 9,500 vehicles of all variants were manufactured from 1958 through 1987.

Nation China China
Tier Tier VIII
Type Medium Tank Medium Tank

Crew

Crew Member Commander
Crew Member Driver
Crew Member Gunner
Crew Member Loader

Loader

Radio Operator

Characteristics

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Characteristics

FirepowerFirepower

/ / / / HP Damage
rounds/min Rate of Fire
(HP/min) Damage per Minute
/ / / / mm Armor Penetration
m Dispersion at 100 m
s Aiming Time
pcs Ammo Capacity

MobilityMobility

/ / t Weight/Load Limit
hp Engine Power
hp/t Specific Power
km/h Top Speed
deg/s Traverse Speed
deg/s Turret Traverse Speed

SurvivabilitySurvivability

HP Hit Points
/ / mm Hull Armor
/ / / / mm Turret Armor

SpottingSpotting

m View Range
m Signal Range

Characteristics are specified for a vehicle with crew members trained to 100%.

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