Tanks need more power, experts say

Updated: 2014-08-18 08:00

By Zhao Lei(China Daily)

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Tanks need more power, experts say

A Chinese team celebrates after winning third place in a newly created sport-military crossover competition in the Alabino firing range of the Moscow region on Saturday. Jia Yuchen / Xinhua


China's tanks have advanced weapons, armor and automation systems, but their engines need to be improved, according to military officers and experts.

"The Type-96A main battle tank is the backbone of the armored units in the People's Liberation Army's ground force," said Senior Colonel Li Shengli, head of the training department at the PLA Academy of Armored Forces Engineering.

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