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Chinese 105mm APFSDS-T Norinco Ammunition

No technical information is available, but it has been reported that DU based ammunition has been produced at this calibre

Chinese Type 80 Tank

There have been numerous reports that China has developed DU based 105mm armour piercing rounds for their range of tanks which include Type 85-II, Type 80 (pictured), Type 79, and Type 69 and Type 59.

It has been suggested that there are three variants: Type-86, Type-93 and Type-95. However, it is difficult to get definitive information about the Chinese military, so no technical specifications are available, and these designations have not been confirmed. Jane's affirms that 105mm APFSDS-T rounds have been developed, but only lists information about tungsten-based rounds. 

ICBUW believes that these reports are credible and that DU ammunition likely plays some role in the Chinese arsenal.

In 1998 it was reported in the Pakistani press that large numbers of DU rounds had been imported from China. It is not known whether China has exported DU ammunition to other countries.