For the Japanese rifle of the same designation, see K98.
The Type 98 (also known as the ZTZ-98) is a main battle tank used in limited service in the People's Liberation Army of China and is manufactured by Norinco. It is part of a line of third generation tanks to replace the aging Type 90 MBT's that are based on the Soviet T-72 design.
In Battlefield 2: Modern Combat's singleplayer, the Type 98 seen in many missions in which the PLA and NATO forces clash in the Almaty, Qyzylorda, and Mangystau Regions. It is available for the player to use on the mission Big Bang.