Designation:

ZBD-08/WZ502G

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Manufacturer: NORINCO - China North Industries Group Corporation - CNGC  
Product type: Armoured Vehicles  
Name: Infantry fighting vehicle  

China is starting to introduce an upgraded Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV), designated WZ502G. Compared to its predecessor, the original WZ502 or ZBD04, it's armor has been increased. The front of the hull and the turret can withstand hits from 30 mm rounds, the sides 14.5 mm rounds and the rear 7.62mm. It has the option of bolting on additional armor as needed.

The amphibious capability has been reduced with the removal of the rear water jets. The turret includes a thermal imaging gun sight. Armament remains a version of Russia's BMP-3 turret with 100 mm main gun, 30 mm cannon and coaxial 7.62 mm machine gun.

Specifications:
Property Value
Crew
3
Troops
7
Weight (kg)
21500
Power-to-weight ratio (h.p./t)
25.2
Length (mm)
7520
Width (mm)
3300
Height (mm)
2530
Max. road speed (km/h)
70
Max. water speed (km/h)
13
Max. road range (km)
400
Gradient (%)
60
Side slope (%)
30
Trench (mm)
2500
Vertical obstacle (mm)
750
Ground clearance (mm)
450
Engine power output (h.p.)
550



ZBD-08/WZ502G quantities:
Country Qnt
CHINA CHINA
50
Qnt:
50

   
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