The turret was of truncated cone type, with a hand-rotatable commander cupola on the left side of the main double hatch.
It had three TPKU-2B vision blocks and two TNP day periscopes.
At his disposal, there was also a 4X optical sight coupled to the main gun, and a TSh K-66 sight/rangefinder.
The commander was stationed at the left and loader at the right-hand side of the main gun.
The former fired the gun and acted as a radio, thus reducing his observation capabilities.
Steering was completed by side clutch enables sharp turns and a handbrake.