Type 83 (105 mm)
The Type 83 is a Chinese produced variant of the famous British L7 gun acquired through an Austrian licence. Its ammunition performs the same as every other L7 gun in-game, however, the ammunition has a different name in Chinese use. It is capable of firing all standard 105 mm NATO rounds, and is very powerful, the Type 83 (DM23 equivalent) APFSDS round capable of knocking out nearly anything it may go up against.
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|China tank cannons|
|73 mm||Type 85|
|85 mm||Type-62-85-TC · Type 63|
|100 mm||PTP86 · Type 59 · Type 69 · Type 69-II|
|105 mm||Type 83 · WMA301 · ZPL94 · ZPL98A|
|120 mm||122TM · PTZ89|
|125 mm||Type 88C · Type 99A · ZPT98|
|20 mm||KwK30 (Germany)|
|37 mm||M6 (USA)|
|45 mm||20-K (USSR)|
|47 mm||Type 1 (Japan)|
|57 mm||Type 97 (Japan) · ZIS-2 (USSR)|
|75 mm||M2 Howitzer (USA) · M3 (USA) · M6 (USA)|
|76 mm||D-56T (USSR) · F-34 (USSR) · M1 (USA) · M7 (USA) · ZIS-3 (USSR)|
|85 mm||ZIS-S-53 (USSR)|
|90 mm||M3 (USA) · M41 (USA)|
|100 mm||D-10S (USSR)|
|105 mm||M68 (USA) · M68A1 (USA)|
|115 mm||U-5TS (USSR)|
|122 mm||A-19 (USSR) · D-25T (USSR)|
|152 mm||ML-20S (USSR)|