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NORINCO Type 77 (WZ511)

Tracked Armored Personnel Carrier (APC)

NORINCO Type 77 (WZ511)

Tracked Armored Personnel Carrier (APC)

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The Type 77 Armored Personnel Carrier joined the inventory of the Chinese military in the late-1970s and continues in service today.
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ORIGIN: China
YEAR: 1978
MANUFACTURER(S): NORINCO (China NORth INdustries COrporation) - China
PRODUCTION: 2,000
OPERATORS: China
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the NORINCO Type 77 (WZ511) model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 2
LENGTH: 23.46 feet (7.15 meters)
WIDTH: 10.50 feet (3.2 meters)
HEIGHT: 7.05 feet (2.15 meters)
WEIGHT: 17 Tons (15,500 kilograms; 34,172 pounds)
ENGINE: 1 x12150L-2 12-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engine developing 402 horsepower at 2,000rpm.
SPEED: 37 miles-per-hour (60 kilometers-per-hour)
RANGE: 230 miles (370 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



1 x 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft (AA) Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)

Ammunition:
550 x 12.7mm ammunition (estimated)
NBC PROTECTION: Yes.
NIGHTVISION: Yes.
AMPHIBIOUS: Yes.
ANTI-AIRCRAFT: Yes.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• Type 77 - Base Series Designation
• WZ511 - Alternative Designation (industrial name)
• Type 77-1 (WZ511-1) - APC/Artillery carrier form; 85mm or 120mm gun transport; onboard powered winch and ramps for loading/unloading cargo.
• Type 77-2 (WZ511-2) - Amphibious APC model; sans winch and access ramps.
• Type 76 ARV - Armored Recovery Vehicle
• Type 89 - Self-Propelled Gun conversion of Type 77; fitted with 122mm armament.










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