Researching all Al-Zarrar variants ever made

Steel turret (sharp) + ERA
Steel turret (smooth) + ERA .

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Composite turret (sharp) .

2 test vehicles at least

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Composite turret (blocky) .
Composite turret (blocky) + ERA .

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Composite turret (AK type) .

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both are the same variant

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im pretty sure these are mis-identified as Al zarrar.
these are al khalid no?

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That is al Khalid. Type 59 has 5 road wheels but Al khalid has 6

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@Miraz05
i need help identifying and categorising this specific variant…


(its uncategorised in the original list)

I saw somewhere that Al Zarrar variants have P1,P2 etc suffixes.
This one is the final stage of the old Turret Al Zarrar.

i think you mean this:

but this talks about al khalid though…

No. It was a really old website.

ah maybe the p1, p2 … designations were given to both al khalid and al zarrar prototypes

btw are these Pakistans domestic ERA panels? These look slightly thinner than usual FY-2 panels.

i have no clue abt these tbh

heres the turret base of the unknown variant…
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heres the base of the AK type turret
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heres the base of the blocky composite turret with era
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heres the base of the blocky composite turret
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heres the base of the smooth steel turret
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as you can see, pictures 3 and 4 clearly show a similar turret, due to the triangular cutaway and the angled lower base perimeter…
picture 2 is ak and 5 is the one off prototype…
picture 1 though… it doesnt fit into any one of these types

@Miraz05

I think I have figured out the order of these upgrades. Picture 5→Picture 1→Picture 3→ Picture 4→ Picture 2

If you follow this order then you can see that the turret slowly reached its final shape.

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Al Zarrar with extra cage armor(Bottom picture)

seems like slat armour for the hull rear sides and a cope cage looking Anti Solar ray tarp lol

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it is quite possible… next thing i know i find out another variant lmao,
theres 5 in the TT already,
AZ I, II, II and the two sharp turreted ones as squadron vehicles