| T86 / Type 86 |
in 1992 to replace, the armament of the Taiwanese army, assault rifle family T65 (Type 65), a government arsenal in Taiwan, work has begun on a new rifle.
In 1996 he was shown a prototype of a new rifle, which had a number of innovative features and a significant departure from the influence of the United States of firearms design.
Original version with fixed butt
Taiwanese military did not dare to radical changes in the design of an assault rifle, and a new weapon has been redesigned. As a result, in 1997, was demonstrated version of the rifle is a modified model of assault rifle T65K3 and having significant similarity with the American M4 carbine model.
In 1998, a new assault rifle (automatic) under the designation T86, also known as Type 86, was adopted by the Taiwan Army.
| Caliber, mm || 5.56x45 NATO |
| Length, |
- Butt decomposed
- The stock closed
| Barrel length, mm || 406 |
| Weight || 3.17 |
| store count. cartridges || 30 |
| Muzzle velocity, m / s || 840 |
< td> Effective range, m
| 350 |
| rds / min || 700 - 800 < / tr> |
Technically assault rifle T86 (Type 86) was designed based on the Taiwanese rifle T65, which in turn is constructed based on the American AR-15 rifle. Therefore, both structurally and externally has significant similarities to American models M16 and M4. However, T86 is an important difference in the exhaust system device.
T86 assault rifle uses the vapor-automatic barrel locking bolt action (same gate American M16 rifle and M4). The main difference from the T86 M16 - is the use of the gas piston with short stroke instead of direct venting, which increased the reliability of automatic weapons. The gas piston is located above the barrel and is hidden inside the plastic forearm.
Since T86 is a modification of the rifle T65K3, then received a short chrome barrel and sights from T65K3.
T86 (Type 86)
Otherwise rifle T86 M4 rifle is almost identical, and many of their parts are interchangeable, including fully assemble the bottom of the receiver with the trigger mechanism and the return mechanism.
handle for carrying weapons, with established iron sights, not removable.
telescopic butt is similar to that in the U.S. M4 carbine.
Food weapons is from box stores are compatible with the M16 and M4 rifles.
T86 in a modified form that simplifies the use of 40-mm grenade launcher T85 manufactured in Taiwan.
| T86 |
With an installed 40-mm grenade launcher T85