Development on this tank began in 1975. It was equipped with a hydropneumatic suspension and support rollers that actually served as the wheels of the armored vehicle. In this sense, the Char Mle. 75 was similar to other promising French armored vehicles. Its turret, as was popular at the time, had the lowest possible profile. As a result, the entire crew was located at hull level. The tank had to be extremely compact and highly maneuverable.
Marks of Excellence requirements for Char Mle. 75: beta