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Overview

The Type 87 Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun, abbreviated as Type 87 AW, nicknamed Sukaishūtā, is a Japanese self-propelled anti-aircraft vehicle developed in the late 1980s from the Type 74 TK chassis.

Variants

Type 74 Tank
Initial production model.
Type 74 Tank Mod. B
Second production model, fire control system modified replacing the L28A1 APDS-T to M735 APFSDS.
Type 74 Tank Mod. C
Third production model, new camouflage but otherwise no other new features known.
Type 74 Tank Mod. D
Fourth production model, added thermal sleeve.
Type 74 Tank Mod. E
Fifth production model, fire control system modified replacing the Type 75 HESH to Type 91 HEAT-MP.
Type 74 Tank Mod. F
Sixth production model, added Type 92 mine roller.
Type 74 Tank Mod. G
Seventh production model, major upgrade in many respects.

Prototypes

STB-1
First prototype model.
STB-2
Second prototype model.
STB-3
Third prototype model.
STB-4
Fourth prototype model.
STB-5
Fifth prototype model.
STB-6
Sixth prototype model.
ST-T
Test bed prototype.

Derivatives

Type 78 Tank Recovery Vehicle
Armoured recovery vehicle.
Type 87 Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun
Self-propelled anti-aircraft vehicle.
Type 91 Tank Bridge
Armoured vehicle-launched bridge.
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Modern Period (1946 - Present)
Tracked Vehicles
Light Tanks Light Tank M41
Infantry Fighting Vehicle B78Type 89
Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Command [[]]
Medium Tanks Main Battle Tank STA-1STA-2STA-3STA-4STB-1STB-2STB-3STB-4STB-5STB-6STC-1Type 61Type 74 (BCDEFG)Type 90 (B)Type 10TK-X
Main Battle Tank, Command [[]]
Medium Tank M46M47
Self-Propelled Guns SPAA Type 61Type 87
Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Guided Missile [[]]
Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Gun [[]]
Self-Propelled Howitzer Type 56Type 74Type 75Type 99
Self-Propelled Mortar Type 60 (81mm)Type 60 (107mm)Type 96
Self-Propelled Recoilless Gun 105GSRSS-1 (Revised)SS-2SS-3SS-4Type 60 (BCD)
Self-Propelled Rocket Artillery Type 75
Explosive Related Mine Laying [[]]
Mine Clearing / Sweeping [[]]
Misc Tanks Ammunition Carrier Type 99
Armoured Personnel Carrier SUASUB (-I-1-I-2-II-1-II-2)SU-TType 60Type 73
Armoured Recovery Type 70Type 78Type 90Type 11
Bridge Laying Type 67Type 91
Engineering & Maintenance [[]]
Medical [[]]
Observation, Spotting & Survey Type 75 Wind Measurement
RADAR Type 76 Counter-Battery
Recon [[]]
Wheeled Vehicles
Offensive / Defensive Infantry Fighting Vehicles [[]]
SPAA Chū-MPMType 96 MPMS
Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Guided Missile Type 67 Model 30
Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Gun [[]]
Self-Propelled Howitzer LCVType 19
Other Armoured Car Type 16
Armoured Personnel Carrier Mitsubishi Mobile Armored CarType 96Wheeled Armored Car (Improved)
Cargo [[]]
Command Type 82
Engineering [[]]
Fire Fighting [[]]
Infantry Mobility Vehicle Bushmaster PMVLAV
Medical [[]]
Observation, Spotting & Survey [[]]
Reconnaissance Type 87
Transport & Towing [[]]
Utility Type 73
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