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Type 96 8 x 8 armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: Japan


The Type 96 8 x 8 wheeled armored personnel carrier is built by Komatsu in Japan and in service with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.

The Type 96 has an all-welded steel hull. It is 22 ft 5 in (6.84 m) long, 8 ft 2 in (2.48 m) wide and 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) tall. The vehicle has a combat weight of 31,970 lb (14,500 kg).

The powerpack is located at the front left of the vehicle, next to the driver. The exhaust is located on the left side of the roof. A water-cooled four-cycle...

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