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Type 63 Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun System

The Type 63 twin 37mm Gun System was the first Chinese Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun System. The system mounted an open topped gun-tub on obsolete T-34 hulls. Several were sent to North Vietnam in the 1960's.

Specifications

Type: SP AA Gun
Crew: 6
Vehicle Range: 300 km
Max. Speed: 50 km/h
Fording: 1.32 m
Vertical Obstacle: .73 m
Gap Crossing: 2.5 m
Armament: 2 x 37mm Type 63 AA guns
Armour: Glacis plate - 45-47mm @ 60 Deg.; Hull sides - 45-47mm @ 40 Deg; and 90 Deg.; Hull rear - 47mm @ 50 Deg.; Mantlet - 15mm; Turret sides - 15mm; Turret rear - 15mm;

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