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Al-Zarrar Main Battle Tank (MBT)

Crew

Four

Entry into Service

February 2004

Developer and Manufacturer

Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT)

Operators

Pakistan Army and Bangladesh Army

Primary Armament

125mm smoothbore gun

Secondary Armament

1 × 12.7mm Type 54 heavy machine gun<br />2 × 7.62mm coaxial machine guns<br />Smoke grenade launchers

Combat Weight

40t

Top Speed

65km/h

Engine

Liquid-cooled diesel engine

Number of Cylinders

12

Power

730hp

Torque Output

305kgm @ 1300-1400rpm

Power to Weight Ratio

18.3hp/t

Hull and Turret

Modular composite armour Anti-mine armour Explosive reactive armour (ERA)

Laser Warning

ATCOP LTS-1

Firefighting System

Explosion suppression Automatic fire-extinguisher system

Track

Rubber

Bump Stop

2 on each side

Support Roller

3 on each side

Shock Absorber

Friction type

Torsion Bars

10
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