• China spoke about a new export tank

  • The Chinese Corporation Norinco revealed some details about the new main battle tank MBT-3000 offered for export. As reported Jane's, we are talking about the new version of the tank, also denoted as VT-4. From the basic version advanced machine differs composite armour front side and side curtains, also made of composite material.

    Shutters protecting the undercarriage, factory fitted with mountings for dynamic protection. Improved version of the MBT-3000 also received remotely-controlled turret with a machine gun of 12.7 mm. It is designed to destroy ground targets and low-flying air targets. To control the turret can only commander. In order to VT-4 can be installed active protective system GL-5.

    The tank is equipped with smoothbore gun caliber 125 mm with ejector is shifted slightly from the center closer to the exit of the barrel. The insulating casing, the barrel does not have. The weapon is equipped with automatic loading system horizontal type with sequential feeding of the projectile and propellant charge. According to Norinco, the machine has a fully digital fire control system.

    In the Chinese Corporation announced that the new MBT-3000 is the most powerful of all the tanks offered by China for export. The first version of the VT-4 was introduced in June 2012 in Paris at the exhibition of arms and military equipment operations. In addition to the MBT-3000 Norinco also offers export main battle tanks MBT-2000 and VT2 mass 48 and 42 tons, respectively.

    http://lenta.ru

More news in the same category:

More Global News:

    • Img
    • 1:04 am on Saturday 3rd December 2016  /  Из жизни
      Beaver ransacked in the us store

      Beaver snuck into the store in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, USA. It was the Department Christmas gifts, and began to RAID the shelves with artificial Christmas trees. Arriving police called the veterinary service, and then photographed rampaging rodent and posted pictures on Twitter.

    • Img
    • 12:52 am on Saturday 3rd December 2016  /  Мир
      Attacked the Paris tour, the robber ran from the police

      Attacked travel Agency in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, the robber fled before police arrived. During the incident in the room were six people, they have been pulled out by the security forces during the assault, nobody was hurt. The attacker still not arrested, law enforcement officers continue his search.

comments powered by Disqus