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Not to be confused with the Type 85 (Submachine Gun)
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The Type 85 firing in real life.

The Type 85 HMG is a heavy machine gun designed in China for the People's Liberation Army. It is a further improved version of the Type 77 heavy machine gun, which was a new design aiming for replaces DShK. It is used on vehicles much like the American M2 Browning, but it was primarily designed as an anti-aircraft gun as it is usually issued with a low-magnification scope that has a targeting reticle for both infantry and aircraft. The weapon can also be used on a lightweight tripod and can attach a tubular shoulder stock for infantry use.

The W85 HMG is a heavy machine gun designed in China for the People's Liberation Army. It is a further improved version of Type 54 heavy machine gun, and it was based upon the Russian DShK. The design of W85 series are heavily influenced by the Russian DShK compare to Type 85 HMG.

The QJZ89 is a light-weight heavy machine gun that mainly used by infantry support team. All three machine guns have appeared in three different Battlefield titles.  

Battlefield 2Edit

The Type 85 HMG is a weapon featured in Battlefield 2 and is used in the secondary gunner position of the PLA Type 98 main battle tank, as well as the NJ 2046, the Chinese FAV, and Z-8. It performs nearly identically to its USMC and MEC counterparts, the M2 Browning and the KORD.

Coaxial mountEdit

The Type 85 HMG is0 also featured as the coaxial mount for the Type 98 MBT. However, its stats are significantly different; the coaxial variant is significantly more powerful, and has less spread. Its stats are, however, identical to the coaxial variant of the M2 and PKT.


Battlefield 2: Modern CombatEdit

The W85 HMG is a weapon featured in Battlefield 2: Modern Combat as a stationary turret, as well as being mounted on multiple Chinese vehicles including the gunner position of the Type 98, the gunner seat of the Chinese version of the FAV, and the two side gunner seats of the WZ-9. The weapon performs identically to the M2 Browning, with a decent fire rate and power, as well as 1000 rounds before needing to reload.

Battlefield 4Edit

Type 85 HMG

Type 99 MBT, ZBD-09, ZFB-05

Vehicle Type
  • Main Battle Tanks
  • Infantry Fighting Vehicle
  • Infantry Transport
Rate of fire

≈ 450 RPM

Special Feature(s)
  • Remote weapon station
  • Coaxial HMG

Battlefield 4 features both the QJZ-89 and Type 85 HMG as available weapons within the game.

The Type 85 HMG is used as the secondary weapon of Type 99 Main Battle Tank, as well as being the part of the remote weapon station on ZFB05 and the ZBD-09. It performs identically to the USMC M2 Browning and the Russian KORD. The driver of an Type 99 Main Battle Tank can equip the Browning via the Coaxial HMG specialization. QJZ-89 is used as the mounted machine gun for the gunner on the LYT2021.


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