Country: China
Top Speed: 40 mph
Range: 248-373 miles
Engine Characteristics: Diesel engine (1,000 hp)
First Produced: 1997
Main Weapon: 125 mm smoothbore gun

It is believed that more than 1,500 of these tanks were built. The Type-96 tank also has a computerized firing system that is similar to the Type-99 firing system. Both tanks utilize powerful laser tecnhologies.