Czołg 71

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Czołg 71 (Cz-71)
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Cz-71A
Type Main battle tank
Place of origin  Bloodia
Service history
In service 1971-present
Wars 1991 Bloodian invasion of the Sajuz
Production history
Designer BELMA
Manufacturer BELMA
Number built 15,000+
Variants See variants
Specifications
Weight 41.5 tonnes (40.8 long tons; 45.7 short tons)
Length 6.95 metres (22 ft 10 in)
Width 3.59 metres (11 ft 9 in)
Height 2.23 metres (7 ft 4 in)
Crew 3

Main
armament
125 mm 2A46 gun
Secondary
armament
7.62 mm Machine gun
12.7 mm anti-air machine gun
Engine
780 horsepower (580 kW) (V-12 diesel)
Power/weight 18.8 hp/t
Transmission Synchromesh, hydraulically assisted, with 7 forward and 1 reverse gears
Suspension Torsion bar
Ground clearance 0.49 m (19 in)
Fuel capacity 1,200 litres (320 gallons)
Operational
range
460 km (290 miles), 700 km (430 miles) with fuel drums
Speed 60 km/h (37 mph)

The Cz-71 or Czołg 71 is a main battle tank developed by Bloodia. Variants continue to serve as the primary battle tank of Bloodia. It has received multiple upgrades and is an important part of all Bloodian Commonwealth active and reserve forces.

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Design[edit]

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Variants[edit]

Domestic variants[edit]

  • Cz-71: Developed as a replacement for Cz-61 and Cz-64
    • Cz-71A: Developed as an upgrade for the Cz-71
    • Cz-71W: Developed as an export variant for the Cz-71A
    • Cz-71B: Developed as an upgrade for Cz-71A
      • Cz-71BW: Developed as an export variant for the Cz-71B
    • Cz-71B2: Developed as an upgrade for Cz-71B
    • Cz-71B3: Developed as an upgrade for Cz-71B2
    • Cz-71B3M: Developed as the standard tank of CSDO and Bloodian Commonwealth

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