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Type 88

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    type 88

    Also known as K-1, Type 88 tank was developed by General Dynamics in the early '80s by South Korea's request for main battle tank, which could be built on the country's own factories. The main armament is smoothbore gun with heat and exhauster for pickup used a computerized fire control system, based on the ballistic computer, M-1 and the sensor unit environment. The machine has a system of protection against weapons of mass destruction. Successor of this tank is a K-1A1, already in development. It will be equipped with a more powerful gun and improved fire control system. Engineering option AVLV chassis K-1 is designed in the UK, and 56 of these machines have been ordered by South Korea. On the new version of the machine under development, will be installed 120 mm smoothbore gun.

    origin: South Korea

    Crew:

    4

    weight:

    52 tons

    Dimensions:

    length 9.7 m, width 3.6 m, height 2.25 pp.

    Range:

    500 km

    Armor:

    By

    specification

    Armament:

    105mm gun, 7.62mm coaxial machine gun, 12.7 mm anti-aircraft gun, 2x6 smoke grenade

    Engine

    :

    turbocharged diesel and liquid cooling capacity of 1,200 liters. with.

    Ride quality:

    Max road speed of 65 km / h; fording 1.2 m wall surmounted by 1 m

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