The Chinese Type 85 122mm Self Propelled Gun

The Chinese Type 85 122mm Self Propelled Gun

The Chinese Type 85 122mm Self Propelled Gun is another ‘hybrid’ of existing Chinese vehicles. it’s a Type 85 aka the YW531H APC hull (which is an improved version of the Type 63 APC) mounting a W-86 122mm howitzer main gun (which is a derivative of the Soviet 122mm D-30 howitzer).

The main gun has a limited traverse left and right. It can fire a standard HE round to a reported range of 15.3 miles. The vehicles status is not known.

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