Type 99 155 mm self-propelled howitzer
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|Type 99 155 mm self-propelled howitzer|
Type 99 of the JGSDF
|Place of origin||Japan|
|Manufacturer||Mitsubishi Heavy Industries/Japan Steel Works|
|Caliber||155 millimetres (6.1 in)|
|Rate of fire||6 rpm|
|1x Japan Steel Works, 155 mm L52 Artillery Gun|
|1x 12.7 mm M-2HB machine gun|
|Engine||Mitsubishi 6SY31WA 6-cylinder diesel|
|300 km (185 mi)|
|Maximum speed||49.6 km/h|
Overview[change | change source]
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. was the primary contractor, developing the main gun and the turret. The vehicle is powered by a diesel engine.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- GlobalSecurity.org, Type 99 155mm HSP (Self-Propelled Howitzer); retrieved 2012-2-17.
- Jane's Armour and Artillery 2008, Type 75 155 mm self-propelled howitzer (Japan), Self-propelled guns and howitzers (tracked); retrieved 2012-2-17.