Type 83 (105 mm)
|This page is about the Chinese Type 83 (105 mm) cannon. For variants, see L7 (105 mm) (Family).|
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 105mm 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|
|37 mm||M6 (USA)|
|45 mm||20-K (USSR)|
|47 mm||Type 1 (Japan)|
|57 mm||Type 97 (Japan) · ZIS-2 (USSR)|
|73 mm||2A28 (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||Type-62-85-TC · ZIS-S-53 (USSR)|
|90 mm||M3 (USA) · M41 (USA)|
|100 mm||D-10S (USSR) · PTP86 · Type 59 · Type 69|
|105 mm||M68 (USA) · M68A1 (USA) · Type 83 · WMA301 · ZPL94|
|115 mm||U-5TS (USSR)|
|122 mm||A-19 (USSR) · D-25T (USSR)|
|125 mm||Type 88C · ZPT98|
|152 mm||ML-20S (USSR)|