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Type 63

Country of Origin: China


The Type 63 air defense vehicle (ADV) was a converted Russian T-34 tank with the original turret replaced by an open topped turret equipped with twin 37-mm anti-aircraft (AA) guns.

When the turret was removed, a circular steel plate was bolted over the turret well and the Chinese Type 63 guns were bolted onto the circular plate. A box shaped, built-up shield of 16-mm armor was bolted onto the gun mount and has an AA sight mounted in the front. This open-topped turret had a door on...

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