Light Tank: Type 62

Type 62

The development of a lightweight version of the Type 59 tank was started in 1957. The new tank was designed to fight in the mountainous and boggy terrain of South China. The first prototype was built in 1962. Later the vehicle underwent several modernizations.

Characteristics for a vehicle with basic configuration and a crew with 100% qualification.

Main Characteristics

Tier VII
Hit Points 880 HP
Weight/Load Limit 21.0 / 24.0 t
Price Special event vehicle
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader (Radio Operator)
Mobility
Engine Power 430 h.p.
Speed Limit 60 km/h
Traverse Speed 54 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 48 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 35
  • sides 20
  • rear 20
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 45
  • sides 35
  • rear 20
Armament
Gun 85 mm Type 62
Ammunition 47 pcs
Damage 135-225 HP
Armor Penetration 109-181 mm
Rate of Fire 10.91 rounds/min
View Range 390 m
Signal Range 600 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VII Type 62
  • front 45
  • sides 35
  • rear 20
48 390 --
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VII 85 mm Type 62 180/180/300 145/220/43 10.91 --
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
V NORINCO 12150L3 430 12 --
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VII Type 62 24.0 54 --
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
IX A-220 600 --