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Type 77 amphibious armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: China


The Type 77 armored personnel carrier (APC) is a development of the former Soviet BTR-50PK and the Chinese Type 63 amphibious tank (see separate records). The vehicle is very similar in appearance to the BTR-50PK, although the Type 77 is heavier and has a more powerful engine.

An all-welded steel hull surrounded the troop compartment. The commander is located at the front right side in what resembles an armored conning tower that has three small vision blocks. The driver sits at...

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