M110 howitzer

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M110 howitzer
203mm Self-Propelled Howitzer M110A2.JPG
M110 howitzer
TypeSelf-propelled artillery
Place of origin United States
Specifications
Mass28.3 metric tons (62,390 lb)
Length10.8 m (35 ft 5 in)
Width3.1 m (10 ft 2 in)
Height3.1 m (10 ft 2 in)
Crew13 (Driver, 2 Gunners, 2 Loaders, (8 Support Crew–Other Vehicle))

Armor13 mm (.51 in)
Main
armament
8" (203 mm) M201A1 Howitzer
2 Rounds
EngineGeneral Motors 8V71T, 8-cylinder, supercharged diesel
405 hp (302 kW)
SuspensionTorsion bar
Operational
range
523 km (325 mi)
Speed54.7 km/h (30 mph)

The M110 howitzer was the largest available self-propelled howitzer in the United States Army's inventory.[1]

History[change | change source]

The M110 first entered service with the US Army in 1963. It was retired in the early 1990s.[1]

This artillery piece was exported to many countries, including Egypt, Greece, Iran, Japan, Morocco, Pakistan, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan and Turkey.[2]

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 GlobalSecurity.org, "M110 8' Self-Propelled Howitzer"; retrieved 2012-2-23.
  2. Military-today.com, "M110 203-mm self-propelled howitzer"; retrieved 2012-2-23.

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