59-Patton

china mediumTank VIII 59-Patton

Characteristics

Protection

0%
0%

Firepower

54%
54%

Shot Effectiveness

67%
67%

Maneuverability

58%
58%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 36.26
Hit Points 1400
Engine Power (hp) 520
Speed Limit (km/h) 50
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 153 - 207
Standard Shell Damage 169 - 281
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 9.2

Historical Reference

After 1960, Chinese government launched the development of a new tank. The engineering experiments included a wide use of previously produced Type 59 tanks. One vehicle was equipped with the turret, gun, and fire control system of an American M48A3 tank.

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