|Iran||In Service||~50||Second-hand from North Korea, Syria, and Libya||1981-1983|
|Kurdistan Regional Government||In Service||~110||Unknown||Post-2003|
|North Korea||In Service||~970||Unknown||1971-1989|
|Country of origin:||Soviet Union|
|Manufacturer:||Uralvagonzavod – Licensed copies were produced in Czechoslovakia and North Korea (No longer in production)|
|Combat Weight (tons):||45.7 US tons (41.5 metric tons)|
|Length (m):||30.5 ft (9.3 m)|
|Width (m):||11.5 ft (3.5 m)|
|Height (m):||7.9 ft (2.4 m)|
|Range (km):||279.6 miles (450 km); with extra fuel tanks: 403.9 miles (650 km)|
|Engine:||V-55 V-12 water cooled diesel engine (580 hp)|
|Road Speed (km/h):||28 – 31.1 mph (45 – 50 km/h)|
|Offroad Speed (km/h):|
|Armor||Hull: All-weld steel 100mm in the front and 45-80mm sides; Turret: Cast steel 200-242mm; later models would receive additional bra armor and track skirts or explosive reactive armor (ERA)|
|Nightvision||Infrared night vision|
|Main Armament||115mm U-5TS smoothbore cannon (40 rounds)|
|Ammunition Carried||Armor-piercing fin-stabilized discarding-sabot (APFSDS), High explosive anti-tank (HEAT), and High explosive fragmentation (HE-FRAG)|
|Secondary Armament||1 x 12.7mm DShK machine gun (300 rounds)|
|1 x 7.62mm PKT machine gun (2,500 rounds)|
|Radar/Sensors:||Later models included the Volna fire control system|
|KTD-2 laser range finder|
|L-4 infrared search light|
|PAZ radiation detection system|
|Countermeasures/ Defenses:||Engine could produce a smokescreen. Additional smoke grenade launchers were included on later models.|
|Notes:||The North Korean Ch’onma-ho tank is based on the T-62.|
- Training and Doctrine Command DCSINT Threat Directorate, “Worldwide Equipment Guide,” United States Army, 1997, Page 4-13 and 4-14.
- Christopher F. Foss, Jane’s Tanks and Combat Vehicles Recognition Guide, (New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2000) page 70 & 71.
- “T-62 Medium Tank,” Military Today, 2006.
- “T-62 Medium Tank / Main Battle Tank,” Military Factory, June 7, 2016.
- John Pike, “T62 Series Tanks,” GlobalSecurity.org, November 7, 2011.
- “Trade Registers,” Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Accessed July 11, 2016.
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