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PLZ-45

 

The Chinese 155mm self-propelled howitzer PLZ-45 (Type 88)

 

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PLZ-45. Photo: PLA

 

     The PLZ-45(Type 88) is a Chinese self-propelled howitzer. It was developed in the 1980s – 1990s by the Norinco. The PLZ-45 entered service in 1997.

     The PLZ-45 is used by armed forces of China, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Algeria.



Armament

Gun : 155 mm / L45
Machine gun : 12.7 mm
Ammunition : 30 x 155 mm, 480 x 12.7 mm
Range: 24 km / 39 km assisted projectiles


Rate of fire

Intense : 4 – 5 rounds per minute
Sustained : 2 rounds per minute


Specifications

Crew : 5
Powertrain : diesel, 520 hp
Speed: 55 km/h
Weight: 33 t


Dimensions

Length with barrel : 10.52 m
Width : 3.23 m
Height max : 3.52 m
Elevation : -3°/+72°

 

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PLZ-45. Photo: PLA

 

PLZ-45 003

PLZ-45. Photo: PLA

 

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PLZ-45

 

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PLZ-45

 

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PCZ-45

 

 

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