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Type 87
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Type Mortar
Place of origin China
Service history
Used by See users
Production history
Designer Norinco
Designed 1987
Manufacturer Norinco
Specifications
Length 1400mm

Elevation +45 to +85°
Traverse 4° left and right
Rate of fire 20 rounds/min
Effective range 120 m to 5.6 km (standard rounds), 6 km (special rounds)

The Type 87 82mm Mortar is a Chinese infantry mortar developed by Norinco in 1987. It is a replacement for the older Type 67 82mm mortar used at the battalion level. An 81 mm version called the W87 was also developed for export markets.

Variants[]

  • Type 87 :basic model 82 mm.
  • W87 :81mm caliber model for export.

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