Type 80-II

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Type 80-II
Type 80-II
Details
Tier / Class:
4 MBT
Nation:
China
Dealer:
Zhang Feng
Reputation:
64,800
Cost:
240,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
420 (428)
DPM:
2,520 (2,853)
Penetration:
270 (320) mm
Hit Points:
2,215
Hull F/S/R:
150 / 80 / 45
Turret F/S/R:
240 / 165 / 65
Max Speed:
55.80 (61.92) km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
7.16 (5.86) s
Hull Traverse:
26.90 (27.90) deg/s
Camouflage:
14%
Vision:
410 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.13°
Max Cannon Depression:
-6.0 / -6.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
20.00 deg/s

The Type 80-II is a tier 4 Main Battle Tank originating from China, and is sold by Zhang Feng. It can be unlocked from the Type 79, and leads to the Type 85-IIM.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Heavy armor: this vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits.
  • HESH: can even penetrate armor with large hit angles.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

The Type 80-II is very much a jack of all trades vehicle, being average in many categories and only superior in a few.  With one of the best accuracy values at its tier and a turret that when upgraded allows for hull down gameplay, this vehicle is best played as a mobile armored sniper, possibly being used to flank slower and less accurate MBTs or apply its firepower at a distance other MBTs cannot sustain accuracy from.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Excellent accuracy
  • Excellent view range for an MBT
  • Relatively mobile
  • Slat armor

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Below average alpha
  • Weak hull armor
  • Mediocre stock acceleration

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Upgrading to the 12150ZL Diesel Engine will largely improve both acceleration and top speed, increasing flanking ability. Purchasing the Appliqué armor allows the turret to withstand much more punishment, and firepower upgrades will allow the vehicle to punch well above its stock weight.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Augmented Optics
  • Improved Gun Breech
  • Improved Pioneer Tool Kit
  • Improved Spall Liner
  • Improved Filter Systems


Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Philipp Holzklau, for improved crew stats, larger view range, and improved camo factor
  • Driver: Smooth Ride, Off-Road Driving
  • Gunner: Sharpshooter, Do the Twist

Armor[edit | edit source]

Type 80-II Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 150/80/50 Steel 240/165/60 Steel None
The Type 80-II initially follows the previous pattern of all steel vehicles established by the Type 59 series. It retains the general shape of Russian designs of the 1950’s and 1960’s, with the addition of cage armor around the turret to protect against ATGMs and HEAT shells.


Composite Applique Package
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
3,955 50,695 150/80/45 Composite 240/165/65 Steel None
Appliqué composite plating on the turret of the Type 80-II allows for much more effective defense in a hull down position.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

105mm Type 83 Gun
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Max Accuracy Speed Reload
105mm 105-B APDS AP Stock 420 270mm 0.13° 1,456 m/s 10.00s
105mm 105-HEP-II HE Stock 420 137mm 0.15° 732 m/s 10.00s
105mm 105-HEAT-II HEAT HEAT 6,255 428 375mm 0.14° 1,173 m/s 10.00s
105mm M111 APFSDS AP 6,180 428 320mm 0.13° 1,428 m/s 10.00s


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
NORINCO 12150-7BW Diesel Engine Stock Stock 55.80km/h {{{reverse}}} 7.16s {{{0-max}}} 26.90deg/s {{{firechance}}}


NORINCO 12150ZL Diesel Engine 990 12,675 61.92km/h {{{reverse}}} 5.86s {{{0-max}}} 27.90deg/s {{{firechance}}}



Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Type 80-II Technology
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Type 84G Smoke Grenades 2,375 30,415 Provides a total of five smoke deployments on an eighty second cooldown between uses.


Improved Fire Control System 3,330 42,770 Reduces aim time by 20%.


Improved Autoloader 9,315 119,445 Increases reload speed by 10%.


History[edit | edit source]

The first design of China's second generation of main battle tanks was the Type 80-II, which replaced the aging Type 59. An upgraded version over the prototype Type 80, it was fitted with an improved fire control system and NBC protection system. The Type 80-II was the export version of the upgraded Type 80 platform, with domestic variants being designated as the Type 88.

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