Ps 122

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Pansarvagn 122
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Ps 122 Serie B (1999)
Type Main Battle Tank
Place of origin
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Estovnia/ DSRA
Service history
In service 1991 - Present
Used by Estovnia
Production history
Designer Volvo MBT Division
Designed 1985 - 1990
Manufacturer Lulea Arsenal Tank Plant
Otterup Republican Tank Plant
Unit cost 3.9 million URD (FY2014)
Produced 1990 - Present
Number built 2,000
Weight 49.2 tonnes (combat weight)
Length 7.7 m (hull)
9.7 m (gun forward)
Width 3.5 m (hull)
3.7 m (skirts)
Height 2.38 m (turret roof)
Crew 3 (commander, gunner, driver)

Armor 3rd generation composite armor
Haggland 120mm L/57 high velocity smoothbore gun (22 ready in bustle, 20 stored in hull)
1 × coaxial 6.5x55mm Ksp36P (4,000 rounds)
1 x 15.5mm Tksp77 (450 rounds)or
1 × 12.7x99mm Tksp 91 (600 rounds) pintle mount
Engine Volvo PsVE MT 165-15V diesel engine
1500 hp (1100 kW)
Power/weight 22.8 hp/tonne
Transmission Volvo CTS 341-09B2 mechanical, epicycle train (7 forward gears, 5 reverse gears)
Suspension Torsion bar
Ground clearance 1.0 m
Fuel capacity 1,300 L (internal)
540km (road)
375 km (cross country)
Speed 65km/h (on road)
50km/h (cross-country)

The Ps 122 is an Estovnian main battle tank developed from imported Anikatian Type 73 Seungli-ho tanks. Considered to be an evolution of the tank rather than a deviation, the Ps 122 incorporates many design influences seen from Free Pardes tanks captured during the Myrdesia War. These features include the transition from a carousel to a bustle autoloader, newer composite armor for increased ammo and crew protection, new 120mm high velocity gun reverse engineered from Belfrasian 120mm guns captured during the 1989 Viljland Conflict, improved digital fire control system, and improved night fighting capabilities.