For the Japanese rifle of the same designation, see K98.
The Type 98 in its first public appearance during the October 1st, 1999 National Day Military Parade.
(also known as the ZTZ-98) is a main battle tank used in limited service in the
People's Liberation Army
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
The Type 98 is featured as the main battle tank of the PLA in
, Battlefield 2 , and Battlefield 2: Modern Combat .
Gunner (2 total)
125mm smoothbore gun
7.62 mm co-axial machine gun
Type 98 is the People's Liberation Army's main battle tank in . Its counterparts are the Battlefield 2 American M1A2 Abrams, European Challenger 2 and Leopard 2, and the MEC T-90.
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Battlefield 2: Modern Combat
A Chinese Type 98
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.
multiplayer, the Type 98 serves as the PLA counterpart to the USMC M1A2 Abrams and the EU Leopard 2A6. It has two positions: the driver and the turret gunner. The driver operates the vehicle and its main gun with 100 rounds while the turret gunner has a Type 85 HMG with 1000 rounds. The Type 98 can easily take out light armored vehicles such as the HMMWV, Eagle IV or even the M6 Linebacker, but it can be countered by Engineers with rocket launchers or the Attack Helicopters.
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40 KPH Standard; 56 KPH Max
125mm/51-calibre ZPT98 Smoothbore Gun
7.62 mm Coaxial Machine Gun
12.7x108 mm Type-85 Heavy Machine Gun
Zoom Optics Thermal Optics
Smoke Countermeasures effect
A variant of the Type 98, known in-game as the
Type 99 MBT, is featured in the multiplayer of . It was first seen on the map Battlefield 4 Siege of Shanghai in the .
Battlefield 4: "Best Moments" Multiplayer Gameplay Trailer