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Type 73 armored personnel carrier (Japan)

Country of Origin: Japan


The Type 73 armored personnel carrier (APC) is a successor to the Type 60, being larger, faster and amphibious with the aid of a kit. The Type 73 is virtually identical in layout to the Type 60, although it has a much lower silhouette.

The hull is made of all-welded aluminum armor and the driver is seated at the front right side of the vehicle. The bow gunner is to the left, with the engine compartment located to his rear. The commander is centered behind the driver's and bow...

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