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57-mm Type 80

Country of Origin: China


The Type 80 air defense vehicle (ADV) was designed for armored and mechanized infantry units to provide protection against air attack. The vehicle consists of a Chinese Type 69 II main battle tank chassis and the turret of the Russian ZSU-57-2 ADV, but with a Chinese Type 59 twin 57-mm cannon.

The vehicle lacks a fire-control system and can only be used in clear weather.

The Type 80 features a twin-barrel, recoil-operated, air-cooled 57-mm cannon fitted to a large, open-topped,...

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