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Al-Khalid Main Battle Tank is named after the 7th-century Great Muslim General and Strategist Khalid Bin Waleed Razi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu.

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Khalid Tank | by jw021979 - An evolution of Chinese and Soviet tanks, the design is considerably smaller and lighter than most Western main battle tanks. It is based on the Chinese Type 90-II, which combined technologies from several Soviet and Western tanks.The Al-Khalid is unusual in that it was designed to be adaptable for manufacture, so that it can be easily integrated with a variety of foreign engines and transmissions.

Khalid Tank | by jw021979 - The Khalid pronounced The Immortal Tank) is a main battle tank jointly developed by Pakistan and China during the 1990s.] The original prototype was known as the MBT-2000. Around 300 Al-Khalid tanks were in service with the Pakistan Army as of 2009 with unconfirmed reports mentioning 500 tanks in 2009.

Khalid Tank | by jw021979 Operated by a crew of three and armed with a 125 mm smooth-bore tank gun that is reloaded automatically, the tank uses a modern fire-control system integrated with night-fighting equipment and is capable of firing many types of anti-tank rounds as well as guided anti-tank missiles. Al-Khalid is named after the 7th-century Muslim commander Khalid bin al-Walid (592–642 AD).[