Date: June 2006
This series of images was taken in June 2006 at the Tank Museum of the People’s Liberation Army, Chang Ping County, Peoples Republic of China.
According to the accompanying plaque, the Type 96 is the latest development of the Type 88 MBT by the PLA.
Main features are:
- Welded turret.
- Main armament of 125mm smooth bore with automatic loader.
- Independent lower reflection type image stabilised fire control system.
- Second generation low light night sight.
- VRC 8000 radio system.