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106-mm Type 60 recoilless rifle

Country of Origin: Japan


The Type 60 consisted of paired 106-mm recoilless rifles mounted on a Type 60 armored personnel carrier (APC) chassis used in the tank destroyer role.

The hull was of welded and riveted steel armor construction, which protected the crew from small-arms fire and shell splinters. The driver was seated on the left side in a raised position having a rear-opening hatch cover and three vision blocks. The two recoilless rifles, which were the Japanese-produced version of the U.S. M40,...

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