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Type 82 (6 x 6)

Country of Origin: Japan


The Type 82 is a wheeled 6 x 6 vehicle developed by Japan in the early 1970s for the command and communications role. It shares about 80 percent of its components with the Type 87 reconnaissance and patrol vehicle (see separate record).

The hull is of all-welded steel construction protecting against 7.62-mm rounds and ballistic fragments. Two crewmembers are seated in a cab-type compartment at the front of the hull, with the driver on the right. The driver is provided with a...

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