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Type 87 armored reconnaissance vehicle

Country of Origin: Japan


The Type 87 vehicle, also known as the Burakkuai, was designed to meet the requirements for a wheeled patrol and reconnaissance vehicle for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF).

Similar to and sharing many parts with the Type 82 command and communications vehicle, the Type 87 6 x 6 vehicle has a hull of all-welded steel construction to protect its five-person crew from small-arms fire and fragmentation splinters. The rectangular hull is sloped at the front. The crew...

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