PLZ-05 PLZ05 155mm self-propelled howitzer technical data sheet specifications informations UK

 
 
PLZ-05 155mm Self-propelled tracked howitzer armoured vehicle
 
 
PLZ-05 PLZ05 155mm self-propelled howitzer technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images China Chinese army identification tracked armoured vehicle combat military
 
 
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Description 
The PLZ-05 is a Chinese tracked self-propelled howitzer armoured vehicle designed and manufactured by the China North Industries Group Corporation (CNGC). The development of the PLZ05 reportedly began in the mid-1990s, it was a further development of the PLZ45 and the first prototype was completed in 2003. The howitzer may have been certified in 2005~06. A model of the howitzer was first revealed by the China North Industries Group Corporation (CNGC) during the 2005 Beijing International Aviation Expo. The PLZ-05 was first revealed by the China North Industries Group Corporation (CNGC) during the 2005 Beijing International Aviation Expo. The PLZ05 155mm self-propelled howitzer entered service with the PLA around 2007, intended as a replacement for the ageing Type 83 152mm self-propelled gun-howitzer deployed at the army- and division-level to provide long-range accurate firepower.
 
Variants :
No variants
 
Technical Data 
 
Armament
The main armament of the PLZ-05 is composed by a 155 mm gun, with a barrel lenght of 52 or 54 calibre. A 12.7 mm machine gun is mouted to the roof of the turret as anti-aircraft protection. Four smoke grenade launchers are mounted on the turret front on each side of the main gun.
Protection
The hull and the turret of the PLZ-05 is made of high hardness armor steel, which provide a protection against small arms firing and shell splinters of the battle field.
Propulsion
The PLZ-05 is motorized with a Diesel engine powerpack mounted at the front of the vehicle. The torsion bar suspension is composed to each side with six rubber-tyred road wheels and two track support rollers on each side, drive sprocket at the front and idler at the rear.
Accessories
The PLZ-05 is equipped with an NBC protection and automatic fire suppression system.
 
Specifications
 
Armament
One 155 mm gun and one 12.7 mm machine gun.
Country user
China
Company Designer
Norinco.
Accessories
NBC protection system, Nigh/Day driving vision,
Crew
5 soldiers
Armor
Protection against small arms and shell splinters.
Weight
35,000 kg
Speed
55 km/hr on raod
Range
550 km
Dimensions
Lenght, ? m; Width, ? m; Height, ? m
 
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PLZ-05 PLZ05 155mm self-propelled howitzer technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images China Chinese army identification tracked armoured vehicle combat military
PLZ-05 PLZ05 155mm self-propelled howitzer technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images China Chinese army identification tracked armoured vehicle combat military

PLZ-05 PLZ05 155mm self-propelled howitzer technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images China Chinese army identification tracked armoured vehicle combat military
PLZ-05 PLZ05 155mm self-propelled howitzer technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images China Chinese army identification tracked armoured vehicle combat military
 
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