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WZ-523 / WZ-551 Wheeled Armored Personnel Carrier

The WZ-523 / WZ-551 Wheeled Armored Personnel Carrier series include several variants, with the turrets fitted with a pintle mounted 12.7mm machine gun.

Specifications

Combat Weight 15 tons [15.3 tons WZ-551]
Max Road Speed 50 mph
Powerplant WZ-523 = 300 hp
WZ-551 = 256 hp Deutz BF8L413F V-8
Armament WZ-523
  • one 12.7mm machine gun

    WZ-551

  • one 25mm cannon
  • one 7.62mm machine gun
  • Crew 2 + 10 [2 + 11 WZ-551]

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