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YW 531 armored personnel carriers

Definition/Scope: Chinese made armored personnel carrier introduced in the late 1960s. It has a crew of four and a troop carrying capacity of ten to 13 depending upon the variant. Its main armament is a heavy machine gun. It has been produced in several variants and is in use in at least nine countries.



Broader Terms:

foreign infantry vehicle


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