Type 86 (7.62 mm)
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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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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|Tank machine guns|
|7.62 mm||M37 · M60D · M73 · M240 · M1919A4|
|12.7 mm||M2HB · M80 · M85|
|7.62 mm||C6 · MG3A1|
|7.92 mm||MG13 Dreyse · MG34 · MG37(t) · MG42|
|7.62 mm||DT · PKT · RP-46 · SGMT|
|12.7 mm||DK · DShK · NSVT|
|7.62 mm||Browning MG4 · L3A1 · L8A1 · L8A2 · L37A1 · L37A2 · L94A1|
|6.5 mm||Type 91|
|7.62 mm||Type 74|
|7.7 mm||Type 97|
|12.7 mm||Type 60 (B)|
|7.62 mm||Type 86|
|7.62 mm||Beretta MG42/59 · FN MAG 60-40|
|8 mm||Breda Mod. 38|
|13.2 mm||Breda Model 31|
|7.5 mm||AAT-52 · MAC 31|
|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|