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Type 90 Armored Personnel Carrier

The Type 90 Armored Personnel Carrier, announced by NORINCO in 1991, is wider and lower than Type 85, though it shares the 5 roadwheel design. The hull of the Type 90 APC is of all-welded steel construction. The Type 90 APC a family consists 10 vehicles, including APC, IFV, anti-tank missile launching vehicle, armoured command vehicle, self-propelled mortar carrier, self-propelled rocket launcher, armoured ambulance, and armoured recovery vehicle. The Type 90 also forms the base vehicle chassis used in the 122mm self-propelled howitzer.

Specifications

Combat Weight 14,400 kg
Max Road Speed 65 km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 22.2 hp/ton
Height 2.38 m
Crew 3 + 13

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