Thailand selects Chinese vn16 tank and will deploy on 071 landing ship

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 Thailand selects Chinese vn16 tank and will deploy on 071 landing ship


Vn16 amphibious tank

In September 2019, Thailand signed a contract with China to purchase a model 071 landing ship.

Vn16 is the export type of ztd-05 amphibious assault vehicle of China. Its main weapon is a 105mm gun. It can launch armor piercing projectile, high explosive projectile, high explosive antitank missile and laser guided anti tank missile developed by China.

Vn16 has four members, including the commander, driver, gunner and loader. Its body and turret are all welded armor. The front armor can resist 25 mm armor piercing projectile, and other parts of armor can resist 7.62 mm armor piercing bullet.

The equipment on vn16 includes electronic fire control system, laser rangefinder, passive night vision device, navigation system, thermal imaging system, etc. It is powered by two large propellers in the water, with a maximum speed of 28 km / h.

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