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WZ-120 — Tier IX Chinese medium tank

WZ-120

IX
Cost
  • 3 520 000
  • 175 000
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1650
HP
3 / 10
290.4m
View range
9 / 10
Firepower
Shell
2591
DPM
9 / 10
220
Penetration
6 / 10
400
Damage
1 / 10
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 10
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
8 / 10
2.27%
Penetration loss over distance
1 / 10
Explosion radius
— / —
2203
DPM
9 / 9
280
Penetration
3 / 9
340
Damage
1 / 9
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 9
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
7 / 9
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
3239
DPM
7 / 9
68
Penetration
2 / 9
500
Damage
1 / 9
165
Devices/crew damage
1 / 9
Burst damage
— / —
950
Velocity
6 / 9
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
2.49
Explosion radius
1 / 9
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
122.0
Caliber
1 / 10
6.48
Rate of fire
10 / 10
9.26
Reload time
9 / 9
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.09
Base aim time
1 / 10
0.344
Dispersion
9 / 10
Dispersion factors
0.220
When moving
10 / 10
0.220
When rotating
10 / 10
0.160
When rotating turret
10 / 10
4.000
After shot
4 / 10
Gun angles
3°
Depression
10 / 10
15°
Elevation
8 / 10
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 10
51.03
Turret traverse speed
3 / 10
Mobility
37.20
Weight
6 / 10
Speed
56
Forward
4 / 10
20
Backward
3 / 10
Effective Power / Weight ratio
22.18
On hard terrain
3 / 10
19.71
On medium terrain
5 / 10
9.86
On soft terrain
10 / 10
Traverse speed
62.41
On hard terrain
6 / 10
55.47
On medium terrain
4 / 10
27.74
On soft terrain
10 / 10
6.04m×2.52m×1.95m
Size
3 / 10
Concealment
30.00%
While still
3 / 10
23.30%
While moving
3 / 10
7.86%
Upon firing while still
4 / 10
6.65%
Upon firing while moving
4 / 10
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 277m
208.9m
While still
224.1m
While moving
259.2m
Upon firing while still
261.9m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 328–410
  • 246–328
  • 164–246
  • 82–164
  • 0–82
Spaced armor
  • 288–360
  • 216–288
  • 144–216
  • 72–144
  • 0–72
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

Initially, the WZ-120 (Type 59) tank was a copy of the Soviet medium T-54A tank. In later modifications the tank was upgraded. Between 6,000 and 9,500 vehicles of all variants were manufactured from 1958 through 1987.