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[MOC] Lego Type 10 "Hitomaru" Main Battle Tank

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The Type 10 (TK-X) is an advanced fourth-generation main battle tank (MBT) for the Japan Ground Self Defence Force (JGSDF).  Main armament of the Type 10 MBT consists of a 120mm L44 smooth-bore gun. On each side of the turret is fitted a bank of electrically operated smoke grenade launchers that are coupled to the warning laser system. The hull and the turret are of all-welded steel amour including nano-crystal steel and fourth generation of modular ceramic composite armor which provides protection against rocket propelled grenade (RPG) rounds, HEAT projectiles, and anti-tank missiles. The add-on armour modules can be easily removed and installed to add/remove protection levels. The Type 10 MBT is powered by diesel engines producing 1200 hp. The Type 10 is also fitted with an Hydropneumatic Active Suspension which allows the driver to lower and raised the overall height of the vehicle to suit the tactical situation. The suspension can be also adjusted on the left or right and front or rear. The Type 10 MBT can run at a maximum speed of 70 km/h. Standard equipment of the Type 10 MBT includes automated fire suppression systems, NBC (Nuclear, Bacteriological and Chemical) protection, C4I (command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence) system, night-vision cameras and laser warning systems. The C4I system allows the tank to communicate and share information with other tanks in the GSDF network. The intelligence C4I system also enables the MBT to work together with the troops in the infantry's outdoor computer network, Regiment Command Control System (ReCS) during integrated combat operations.The Type 10 MBT is also fitted with a computerized fire-control system (FCS) that enable the vehicle to engage stationary and moving targets while the vehicle is stopped or moving. The Type 10 MBT is fitted with a digital battlefield management system (BMS) that provides increased situational awareness by displaying the required information.

48557583487_b2a579a31d_c.jpgLego Type 10 Hitomaru Main Battle Tank by Jordan Parmegiani, su Flickr

48557602097_d6f3460b4a_c.jpgLego Type 10 Hitomaru Main Battle Tank (2) by Jordan Parmegiani, su Flickr

48557584017_0d1ae463ed_c.jpgLego Type 10 Hitomaru Main Battle Tank (3) by Jordan Parmegiani, su Flickr

48557441576_8c5429c989_c.jpgLego Type 10 Hitomaru Main Battle Tank (4) by Jordan Parmegiani, su Flickr

48557578122_acbb67abcf_c.jpgLego Type 10 Hitomaru Main Battle Tank (5) by Jordan Parmegiani, su Flickr

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