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Type 60 Armored Personnel Carrier
JGSDF Type60 APC.jpg
A Type 60 of the JGSDF on parade
Type Armored personnel carrier
Place of origin Japan
Service history
In service 1960 - 2006
Used by  Japan
Production history
Designer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Designed 1956-1960
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Komatsu Limited
Produced 1960–1972
Number built 428
Specifications
Weight 11.8 tonnes (13.0 short tons)
Length 4.85 metres (15.9 ft)
Width 2.40 metres (7.9 ft)
Height 1.70 metres (5.6 ft)
Crew 4 Crew + 6 Troops (With equipment)

Primary
armament
1x 12.7 mm M-2HB machine gun
Secondary
armament
1x 7.62 mm M-1919A4 bow machine gun
Engine Mitsubishi 8HA21WT air-cooled 8-cylinder turbocharged diesel
220 horsepower (220 PS)
Suspension torsion bar
Ground clearance 40 centimetres (16 in)
Fuel capacity 250 litres (66 US gal)
Operational
range
230 kilometres (140 mi)
Speed 45 kilometres per hour (28 mph) (road)

The Type 60 Armored Personnel Carrier (60式装甲車 roku-maru-shiki-soukou-sha?) is an armored personnel carrier that entered service with Japan Ground Self-Defense Force in 1960.

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