Dolstier II

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Dolstier II

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Type: Main battle tank
Place of origin: Jingdao and Barbary

In service: Expected 1688-1690
Used by:

Designed: 1685-1686

Weight: 68t
Length: 9.5m
Crew: 4
Engine: BHVI 20L V12 1,200HP/4,400Nm
Main Armament:
Secondary Armament:
Effective range: 550-600 km
Speed: 80 km/h (limited)
Cost To be determined.

The Dolstier II MBT is a proposed new generation of main battle tanks, designed in Jingdao by collaborative effort of Sokoku Industries and Baicha Heavy Vehicle Industries since 1685. The Dolstier II MBT is seen as a successor to the Dolstier I MBT, which has been in service in Jingdao since 1641 and is considered to be outdated compared to next generation main battle tanks produced by Raspur Pact nations. Many of the innovations of the second-generation Dolstier have been tried out in battle on the chassis of first-generation Dolstier tanks in the Cibolan Reconquista. The tank is mounted with four main barrels, two on the turret and two mounted on the side of the vehicle. It has a fast-firing autocannon and two rocket launchers as secondary armaments. Despite having two extra barrels, the tank is only marginally heavier than its predecessor. The engine of the tank has been redesigned for better efficiency, ensuring that the tank has an increased range. This engine is similar to the engine that is used in BHVI's TR50 tractor unit in its most powerful configuration. Despite the improvements, the Dolstier II is considered to be unsuitable to perform as the only MBT in the Jingdaoese and Barbarian armed forces and development of a lighter and more cost-effective MBT that can be produced in higher numbers is active.


Final production of the MBT will take place in three locations in Jingdao and one location in Barbary. All parts used in the production of the tank can be manufactured in both Jingdao and in Barbary, ensuring the continued production of the tank should maritime supply lines be broken. During peacetime, Sokoku Industries and Baicha Heavy Vehicle Industries will focus on producing a subset of parts to increase productivity through scaling. Engine and drive train will be produced in Baicha, while the armaments will be produced by Sokoku Industries in a new factory in Hantian. Maximum production capacity of these factories is 120 units per year, but this may be reduced to 40 units to keep production capacity for other projects.