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Type 91 improved IFV variant of the Type 90 series of export APC, excellent little workhorse vehicle.

 

Hopefully it attracts some sales here.

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MZD-2 Dual Purpose cluster munition designed for use in various delivery systems, this has actually seen combat in the form of various insurgent and rebel groups in the Middle East mainly.

 

 

 

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With a multi tool for scale.

 

And an AA battery. (the one on the right is an M-42)

 

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Inside showing the HEAT cone within the plastic casing holding the 3mm steel BBs

 

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Fragments and shrapnel from a recovered casing after being used in 122mm rocket systems by Hezbollah, Circa 2006.

 

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AFAIK that thing mounted near muzzle is laser for training games. Type 89 is a TD that was made to counter hordes of Soviet T-72s. It is a primarly direct fire vehicle with 120 mm gun (later China accepted 125 mm guns for MBTs).

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I don't know, Calli. Although it have IFV-like armor - around 50 mm in the frontal parts.

Type 89 is like combination of Merkava, Gvozdika/Akatsia and Sprut-SD, modern SU-152 Taran :-D

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Rear door.

Strange vehicle for modern days.

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Chassis of that TD looks familiar, but i don't remember where i saw it.

Type 89 internal layout. Ammunition is in same places as with Merkava tanks (Siman 4 have several rounds in turret bustle)

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This is ZBD 08, looks like BMP-3 backwards - engine is in the front and "Troichatka" in the ~rear part of hull. Kurganets with unmanned version of BMP-3 turret will probably look similar to ZBD 08.

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