The Type 62 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) was designed and modified at the Bangladesh Army’s heavy vehicles factory, which has the capability to produce and upgrade armoured vehicles, artillery systems apart from other vehicles.
The Type 62 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) is a tracked vehicle based on the Chinese Type 62 light battle tank chassis. Its main armaments include 12.7 mm anti-aircraft heavy machine gun and two 7.62 mm machine guns with high elevation and a rear 7.62 mm machine gun. The raised hull can accommodate 10 fully armed combat troops and a driver. It is is fully amphibious and can be used to performed armoured reconnaissance and assault against infantry.
The Bangladesh Army is the only operator of the indigenous Type 62 APCs.
Type: Tracked Armoured Personnel Carrier
Weight: 20 tonnes
Length: 5.6 m
Width: 2.9 m
Height: 3.8 m
Crew: 2 + 10
Engine: 12150L V-12 liquid cooled diesel 430