Type-59 "Battlefighter" Light Tank
Chinese Type-59 Battlefighter
The Battlefighter in a Tank Museum, an exhibit from the First Eurasian Conflict
Faction Iron Dragon PLA
Cost $600
Build at Vehicle Assembly Facility
Requires PLA Infantry Brigade or

Chinese Royal Guard

Detailed Information
Chinese Battlefighter Icon Place of Origin China Flag of China Small
Manufacturer China North Industries Corporation, Beijing
Role Light Battle Tank

Basic Anti-Ground

In Service Active
- 100mm Rifled Cannon

- 7.62 mm Coaxial Gun
- Explosive Reactive Armour
- V-12 Liquid Cooled Engine
- Green Paintcoat /w Dragon

"We are China's guardians."
- Battlefighter operator -

First seen a battlefields in 1958, the old but still venerable Type-59 Battlefighter Tank have been in reserve hands within China's force during the First Eurasian Conflict. There were 9,500 built by Norinco and First Inner Mongolia Machinery Factory, they have been serving various forces across Asia since their introduction, most of the number built have been serving the Chinese Army.

Currently they serve as the Iron Dragon PLA's light armour, but kept in reserves to back up their Type-79 Battlemaster brothers on the battlefield. Since the introduction of the Battlemaster Tank in the early 1980's, the Type-59 was utilized for combat reserves and even put on standby in the Chinese Royal Guard to help their fellow allies in homeland security.

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The Type-59 tank was the Peoples Republic of China's version of the T-55 tank, which had endless versions during development of the tank, there are other types of the Battlefighter which are nearly even surpassing it

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Behind the Scenes

  • Similar to the T-55 Anvil and the T-60 Wolf, the Type-59 Battlefighter have been an advisory to the Chinese Army since the First Eurasian Conflict.
  • Equipped with a Coaxial Machine Gun instead of a Light Machine gun as usual variants have, Type-59 tanks have been known to face off with hostile infantry, protecting the stronger Type-55 Battlemasters.
  • The Type-59 Battlefighter will have a model made by V.Metallic, different from old version of the vehicle originally made by ChadaFACE.

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