WZ-120

china mediumTank IX WZ-120

Characteristics

Protection

50%
50%

Firepower

53%
53%

Shot Effectiveness

64%
64%

Maneuverability

55%
55%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 35.96
Hit Points 1550
Engine Power (hp) 550
Speed Limit (km/h) 56
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 154 - 208
Standard Shell Damage 210 - 350
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 7.3

Historical Reference

Initially, the WZ-120 (Type 59) tank was a copy of the Soviet medium T-54A tank. In later modifications the tank was upgraded. Between 6,000 and 9,500 vehicles of all variants were manufactured from 1958 through 1987.

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