Intelligence Report: PLA Likely Phasing Out Type 86 Infantry Fighting Vehicle
The PLAGF modernises its fleet by upgrading its old Type 86 IFVs with modern turrets and sensors, while phasing out older equipment to meet national defense needs.
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The People's Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF) is undergoing a modernization effort to improve its capabilities and readiness. One aspect of this effort is the replacement of older equipment, such as the Type 86 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV).