Low cost solution of 122mm self-propelled howitzer using AMX-13 light tank tracked chassis 1505158

 
 
SITDEF 2015
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14 -17 May 2015, Lima, Peru
 
AMX-13 D-30 122mm howitzer at SITDEF 2015
 
 
Low cost solution of 122mm self-propelled howitzer using AMX-13 light tank tracked chassis.
Peruvian Defense Company Disenos Casanave offers a low cost solution to create a new tracked self-propelled howitzer based on the chassis of French-made AMX-13 light tank fitted with a Russian-made howitzer 122 mm D-30.
     
Peruvian Defense Company Disenos Casanave offers a low cost solution to create a new tracked self-propelled howitzer based on the chassis of French-made AMX-13 light tank fitted with a Russian-made howitzer 122 mm D-30.Russian-made D-30 122mm howitzer mounted on AMX-13 light tank tracked chassis. 
     

It's not the first time, that the Russian D-30 122 mm howitzer is used to create a new mobile tracked or wheeled self-propelled howitzer.

China has developed the SH-2, a D-30 122mm howitzer mounted at the rear on a 6 × 6 cross country light truck chassis. The 122 mm howitzer is mounted on a turntable which is fitted on a flatbed at the rear of the crew compartment. The 122 mm howitzer retained the distinctive multi-baffle muzzle brake and recoil-recuperator mechanism mounted above the gun barrel on the original D-30/Type 86.

The Serbian Defense Company YugoImport has developed the SOKO SP RR 122 mm (Self-Propelled Rapid Response), a truck-mounted gun-howitzer based on integration of 122 mm D-30 J howitzer with 6x6 truck chassis.

The solution of Disenos Casanave is to use the chassis of the light tank AMX-13 as a self-propelled howitzer which is normally fitted with a turret armed with a 105 mm cannon. The idea is to replace the original turret by a D-30 122mm howitzer mounted in the centre of the hull.

The AMX D-30 self-propelled howitzer is essentially a modified AMX-13 light tank chassis with the hull modified to accept a 122 mm D-30 howitzer and its recoil, elevating and traversing mechanism.
 

 

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