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Type 77 Armored Personnel Carrier

The Type 77 Armored Personnel Carrier is based on the Soviet BTR-50. The Type 77-2 Armored Personnel Carrier carries 16 troops. The Type 77-1 is designed to act as a carrier for a 85mm Anti-Tank Gun and a 122mm Howitzer. The gun is carried on the engine deck along with two stowed ramps for loading and unloading with a small winch located at the rear of the crew compartment. The APC chassis is also the basis for the Type 89 122mm Self Propelled Howitzer.

Specifications

Combat Weight 15,500 kg
Max Road Speed 60 km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 25.8 hp/ton
Height 2.4 m
Crew 2 + 16

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