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The Type 89 is an assault rifle manufactured by Howa that chambers the 5.56x45mm NATO round. The weapon is known as Buddy by the JGSDF (Japan Ground Self-Defense Service). The Type 89-F is a variant of the Type 89 with a folding stock rather than the fixed stock, which is what the original Type 89 had.
The Type 89-F is categorized as an assault rifle in the Rainbow Six universe. The Type 89-F appears in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield and the Operation Red Crow expansion of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven ShieldEdit
The Type 89F is a weapon featured in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield.
With a folding stock and the lethal 5.56mm round, the Type 89F is more than capable of being used in CQB environments as well as the open battlefield.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six SiegeEdit
- "Classic assault rifle with medium stopping power."
— In-game description
The Type-89 has a fast fire rate and a decent damage model which is hindered by its rather small magazine size. Overall, this weapon is suited for hit-and-run tactics and ambushing, which suits Hibana's mobile playstyle.