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08:18 AM, May 15, 2019
China's Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle takes part in Maritime Exercises
ZLT-05 Amphibious Assault Vehicle

The ZTD-05 advanced amphibious assault vehicles, part of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) took part in Maritime exercises in the eastern part of South China's Guangdong province.

The evaluation exercise, conducted by the 74th Group Army of the PLA had Multiple types of amphibious vehicles which entered the sea and ran through various training exercises, state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) stated on Saturday.

The ZTD-05 is a domestically made, high-speed amphibious assault vehicle. Equipped with a 105-millimeter tank cannon and capable of firing while at sea, the ZTD-05 is stable and can reach speeds of 40 kilometers an hour on the water. CCTV reported that the ZTD-05 can be dispatched for land assaults, or join the PLA Navy's amphibious landing ships for other types of military operations.


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