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Type 62 — Tier VII Chinese light tank

Type 62

VII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1150
HP
1 / 6
302.0
View range
1 / 6
Firepower
Shell
2500
DPM
2 / 6
145
Penetration
5 / 6
200
Damage
2 / 6
115
Devices/crew damage
2 / 6
Burst damage
— / —
793
Velocity
5 / 6
6.90%
Penetration loss over distance
2 / 6
Explosion radius
— / —
2125
DPM
2 / 6
250
Penetration
1 / 6
170
Damage
2 / 6
115
Devices/crew damage
2 / 6
Burst damage
— / —
793
Velocity
5 / 6
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
3750
DPM
1 / 6
43
Penetration
3 / 6
300
Damage
1 / 6
115
Devices/crew damage
2 / 6
Burst damage
— / —
793
Velocity
4 / 6
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.32
Explosion radius
2 / 6
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
85.0
Caliber
2 / 6
12.50
Rate of fire
4 / 6
4.80
Reload time
2 / 3
0.00
Magazin reload time
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Shell reload time
— / —
Gun handling
1.90
Base aim time
3 / 6
0.335
Dispersion
4 / 6
Dispersion factors
0.110
When moving
1 / 6
0.110
When rotating
1 / 6
0.050
When rotating turret
1 / 6
4.000
After shot
3 / 6
Gun angles
7°
Depression
3 / 6
20°
Elevation
1 / 6
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 6
58.32
Turret traverse speed
3 / 6
Mobility
21.00
Weight
3 / 6
Speed
60
Forward
5 / 6
23
Backward
2 / 6
Effective Power / Weight ratio
37.54
On hard terrain
3 / 6
32.18
On medium terrain
4 / 6
26.50
On soft terrain
1 / 6
Traverse speed
70.47
On hard terrain
3 / 6
60.40
On medium terrain
2 / 6
49.74
On soft terrain
1 / 6
5.57m×2.18m×1.82m
Size
4 / 6

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
Spaced armor
  • 224–280
  • 168–224
  • 112–168
  • 56–112
  • 0–56
Weak
Strong
Chances of getting penetrated from 100m distance by average tank of given type:
  • — less than 30%
  • — between 30% and 70%
  • — more than 70%

Armor performance

Based on tank position, enemy tank type and shells
In battle vs:
Head on
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the side
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the back
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
Historical Reference

The development of a lightweight version of the Type 59 tank was started in 1957. The new tank was designed to fight in the mountainous and boggy terrain of South China. The first prototype was built in 1962. Later the vehicle underwent several modernizations.

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