Troops enter and leave the vehicle via the rear doors or roof hatches. Vehicle also provides accommodation for seven troops. The Mitsubishi Type 89 IFV (三菱89式装甲戦闘車 Mitsubishi 89-shiki sōkō-sentō-sha ) is a West Japanese infantry fighting vehicle that entered service with the Repulic of Japan Army from 1989 onwards. There are six firing ports. The Type 89 infantry fighting vehicle is powered by a Mitsubishi 6SY31WA diesel engine, developing 600 horsepower. Type 89 IFV Trumpeter 1:35 00325 . Type 89 IFV. Prototype of Type 89. AFV IFV Modern Japan 1:285/6mm Scale. The main armament of the vehicle is an Oerlikon Contraves 35 millimeter KDE cannon. Type 89 Infantry Fighting Vehicle or Type YW307 – Fitted with a one-man turret with 25 mm automatic gun (400 rounds) and 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun (1,000 rounds). This goes beyond the base Type 89 (WZ534) which is known in the Chinese inventory as the ZSD-89. Type 89 IFV is also the first and only infantry fighting vehicle in Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's arsenal. Info. Type 89 IFV is a tracked infantry fighting vehicle equivalent to American M2 Bradley. 2002 | New tool + Actions Stash . Type 89 Tracked Armoured Personnel Carrier or Type WZ534 – Basic version, as described. Military designator: ZSD-89. The versatility of the Type 89 is showcased through the varied forms offered by NORINCO. Mitsubishi Type 89 IFV(三菱89式装甲戦闘車,Mitsubishi 89-shiki sōkō-sentō-sha)(89 FV) is aJapaneseinfantry fighting vehiclethat entered service with theJapan Ground Self Defense Forcein 1989. Category: Vehicles - APC/IFV's Vehicles - APC / IFVs: Also known as: Used from: 1989–Now: Used by: Manufacturer: Model: Type 89 IFV: Hot kits. An Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) form exists as the YW307/ZSD-89 and sports a 25mm autocannon as well as coaxial 7.62mm machine gun with 12.7mm HMG to boot. Products . The Mitsubishi Type 89 IFV (三菱89式装甲戦闘車, Mitsubishi 89-shiki sōkō-sentō-sha) (89 FV) is a Japanese infantry fighting vehicle that entered service with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force in 1989. The vehicle was produced with 116 vehicles in service as of 1999, with a total of 240 produced by 2014. Furthermore the There were 58 vehicles in service as of 1999 and a total of 120 produced by 2014 with 300 planned. 1 Overview 2 Specification 3 Service History 4 Trivia The vehicle is of relatively conventional layout with a welded steel hull. Military designator: ZSD-89-II. The Type 89 IFV has a crew of three, including driver, gunner and commander. Trumpeter 1/35 JGSDF Type 89 IFV By Dave Manter: Background The development of the type 89 Infantry Combat Vehicle, the ICV of the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, started in 1980. The Type 89 IFV weighs 27 tons and carries the crew of 3 men (gunner, commander and driver) along with 7 troops in the back. 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