Type 86 (7.62 mm)

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Description

The Type 86 is a Chinese 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun found in many modern day People's Liberation Army vehicles. In-game, it performs similarly to the PKT in rate of fire, ballistics, and general performance.

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General info

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Available ammunition

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Usage in battles

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History

The Type 86 is modified version of the 7.62 mm Type 80 machine gun for use in armoured vehicles. The original Type 80 machine gun design found its origins with the PKM design captured from Vietnamese troops during the Sino-Vietnamese War. Following this, it was studied, copied, and nearly replaced the Type 67 GPMG, before it was decided to keep the Type 67 in use. All the same, it entered production, and service, in 1983, and is used on many modern People's Liberation Army tanks and armoured vehicles.

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See also

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Tank machine guns
USA 
7.62 mm  M37 · M60D · M73 · M240 · M1919A4
12.7 mm  M2HB · M80 · M85
Germany 
7.62 mm  C6 · MG3A1
7.92 mm  MG13 Dreyse · MG34 · MG37(t) · MG42
USSR 
7.62 mm  DT · PKT · RP-46 · SGMT
12.7 mm  DK · DShK · NSVT
14.5 mm  KPVT
Britain 
7.62 mm  Browning MG4 · L3A1 · L8A1 · L8A2 · L37A1 · L37A2 · L94A1
7.7 mm  Vickers
7.92 mm  BESA
12.7 mm  L21A1
Japan 
6.5 mm  Type 91
7.62 mm  Type 74
7.7 mm  Type 97
12.7 mm  Type 60 (B)
China 
7.62 mm  Type 86
12.7 mm  QJC88A
Italy 
7.62 mm  Beretta MG42/59 · FN MAG 60-40
8 mm  Breda Mod. 38
13.2 mm  Breda Model 31
France 
7.5 mm  AAT-52 · MAC 31
7.62 mm  A-A-F1N
Sweden 
6.5 mm  ksp m/14-29
7.62 mm  ksp 39 C · ksp 58 · ksp 94
8 mm  ksp m/36 · ksp m/39B
12.7 mm  ksp 88