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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Total Production: 100
Unitary Cost: USD$5.8 million
Also Known As: Al Hyder and MBT3000
Origin: China
Corporations: NORINCO
Parent System: VT-4
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Total Production: 100
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Description: The VT-4, also known as MBT3000, is a heavy main battle tank being developed by China for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and export customers. The armament options include a 125mm smoothbore gun, a roof-mounted remotely controlled 12.7mm anti-aircraft gun and a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun. The 52 tons class tank is powered by a diesel engine developing 1,300-hp and a top speed of 68 kilometers per hour. The first photos of the VT-4 heavy tank in the test ground were released in September 2014. Pakistan may become the first export customer under the Al Hyder designation.

VT-4 Specifications

Crew: 3
Rolling Rubber Wheels: 6
Height: 2.30 meter (91 inch)
Length: 10.1 meter (398 inch)
Main Gun Caliber: 125 millimeter
Width: 3.40 meter (134 inch)
Main Gun Max Range: 2,000 meter
Max Range: 500 kilometer (311 mile)
Power: 1,300 hp (970 kW)
Top Speed: 68 kph (42 mph)
Combat Weight: 52,000 kilogram (114,638 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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VT-4 News

There are 8 news between
3 Nov 2016 and 5 Dec 2019
Thursday, December 5, 2019Royal Thai Army Takes Delivery of First VN-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicle
Friday, September 13, 2019Thailand to Buy One Type 071E Amphibious Assault Ship from China
Thursday, August 8, 2019Chinese ZTQ-15 and VT-5 Tanks to Be Equipped with Active Protection System
Wednesday, February 20, 2019China Unveils VT-4 Infantry Fighting Vehicle and mini-Aegis Ship
Tuesday, February 27, 2018China Military Exports Booming
Wednesday, August 16, 2017China Demonstrates VT-4 and VT-5 Tanks and GL-5 Active Protection System
Wednesday, April 5, 2017Thailand Orders 10 Additional VT-4 Main Battle Tanks
Thursday, November 3, 2016China Unveils VT-5 Light Battle Tank for the Export Market

Operators & Related Equipment

Sep 201850
Tanks (50) ordered in April 2016 in a $200 million deal

Grand Total 1003
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