Type 96A

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Type 96A
Type 96A
Tier / Class:
Zhang Feng
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
650 mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
400 / 132 / 49
Turret F/S/R:
570 / 74 / 47
Max Speed:
65 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
5.19 s
Hull Traverse:
33.2 deg/s
430 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-6 / -2°
Turret Traverse Speed:
42 deg/s

The Type 96A is a tier 7 Main Battle Tank originating from China, and is sold by Zhang Feng. It can be unlocked from the Type 96, and leads to the VT4.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Heavy armor: this vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits.
  • High caliber: the high caliber weaponry deals an increased damage.
  • Override: this vehicle's engine can be switched to override mode, which will significantly increase speed and acceleration.

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Armor[edit | edit source]

Type 96A Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Hull Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) Turret F/S/R Turret Composition Turret Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) ERA F/S/R ERA Composition ERA Modifiers Turret Traverse
Stock Stock 400 / 132 / 49 Composite 570 / 74 / 47 Composite 42 deg/s
The Type 96A boasts a modern modular armor on the frontal arc. The sides and rear of the vehicle are all steel.

Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Hull Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) Turret F/S/R Turret Composition Turret Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) ERA F/S/R ERA Composition ERA Modifiers Turret Traverse
40,523 512,000 400 / 132 / 49 Composite 570 / 74 / 47 Composite 20 / 20 / 0 Medium ERA: 10% vs. AP, 65% vs. HE 42 deg/s
The ERA package installed on the upper glacis and the front of the tower significantly improves survivability from HEAT-type warheads.

Firepower[edit | edit source]

125mm ZPT-98A Cannon
Shell name Type Reputation Salvo Size Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Max Accuracy Aim Time Reload Time
125mm 125-III APFSDS APFSDS Stock 1 615 0m 650mm 1,700m/s 0.12° 2s 10s
125mm HE-I-HE-F HE Stock 1 550 m 40mm 850m/s 0.12° 2s 10s
125mm BTJ-IM HEAT HEAT Stock 1 575 m 590mm 905m/s 0.12° 2s 10s

Missile Name Type Reputation Salvo Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Rate of Fire Caliber Reload Self-homing
GP125 ATGM Tandem-HEAT 40,523 1 495-756 0m 650mm 400m/s 6rd/min 125mm 10s No

Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
NORINCO 12150ZLC 1000 hp Stock Stock 65km/h 5.19s 33.20deg/s

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Spall Liner 13,508 128,000 Increases vehicle HP by 250.

Type 84G Smoke Grenades 13,508 128,000 Provides 5 smoke grenades. Grenades take 80 seconds to reload.

ISFCS-212 FCS 27,015 384,000 Reduces aim time by 20%.

Improved Autoloader 40,523 512,000 Reload speed increased by 10%.

Improved Thermal Sight 27,015 256,000 Increases effectiveness of spotting through foliage by 30%.

Air Induction Precleaner 13,508 128,000 Increases crew stats by 2%.

Improved Engine Control Unit 27,015 256,000 Improves the vehicle's acceleration on soft or difficult terrain up to a maximum of 10%.

Improved Tracks 13,508 128,000 Upgraded tracks further improve the acceleration, maximum speed, and traverse/turning performance of the vehicle on rough and difficult terrain. These tracks are also harder to destroy.

Offroad movement bonus: 42% Difficult terrain movement bonus: 21%

Special Abilities[edit | edit source]

Name Activation Time Duration Reload Time Ability Changes
Ability Override.png
0 s 8 s 53 s Increases acceleration rate and maximum speed.
Improves hull travese rate.
Acceleration +200%
Max speed +5%
Hull traverse speed +100%

History[edit | edit source]

Vehicle class: main battle tank

Produced: 2006

Used: since 2009

Number of vehicles produced: ~1200

Operated by: China

The Type 96A is a development of the Type 96, with a number of modifications in armor and state-of-the-art electronics.

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