New Jordanian-made KADDB Al-Wahsh 4x4 105mm self-propelled towed gun at SOFEX 2016 11805163

 
 
Army Recognition
SOFEX 2016 Official Online Show Daily News & Official Web TV
Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference
Amman
, Jordan
9 - 12 May 2016
 
Al-Wahsh 105mm at SOFEX 2016
 
 
New Jordanian-made KADDB Al-Wahsh 4x4 105mm self-propelled towed gun at SOFEX 2016.
The Jordanian Defence Company KADDB (King Abdullah Design and Development Bureau) unveils its new light 4x4 105mm self-propelled gun Al-Wahsh 105mm at SOFEX 2016, the Special Forces Operations Exhibition in Amman, Jordan.
     
The Jordanian Defence Company KADDB (King Abdullah Design and Development Bureau) unveils its new light 4x4 105mm self-propelled gun Al-Wahsh 105mm at SOFEX 2016, the Special Forces Operations Exhibition in Amman, Jordan. KADDB Al-Wahsh 105mm 4x4 self-propelled gun system
     
This new mobile artillery system uses the Al-Wahsh 4x4 vehicle which is based on TATRA light truck chassis with an armoured cabin at the front and large platform at the rear fitted with a 105mm towed gun.
 

The Al-Washs 105mm offers a new light mobile artillery system especially designed to be used by quick reaction force or airborne troops offering high mobility in all-terrain condition and to suite artillery requirements with high and minimal efforts to reduce the readiness time.

The front of the Al-Wahsh vehicle is fitted with an armoured cabin offering ballistic and mine protection Level 1 Stanag 4569, firing of small arms 7.62mm NATO caliber and shell splinters. The cabin can accommodate a total of 4 military personnel including driver and commander. There is one single door on each side and one at the rear to have quick access to the artillery system.

At SOFEX 2016, the rear of the vehicle was fitted with a Chinese 105mm towed gun which is a copy of the famous Italian OTO-Melara Mod 56 105mm. It has a maximum range of 10.4 km and total of 16 ammunitions are carried on board with 8 rounds and charges stored in two boxes which are located on each side of the artillery platform.

The top of the crew cabin is fitted with one single hatch, and for its self-protection the vehicle is armed with a 12.7mm machine gun mounted on the roof of the crew cabin.

The Al-Wahsh 105mm is motorized with Diesel engine developing 370hp. The vehicle can run at a maximum road speed of 110 km/h with a maximum cruising range of 600 km.
     
The Jordanian Defence Company KADDB (King Abdullah Design and Development Bureau) unveils its new light 4x4 105mm self-propelled gun Al-Wahsh 105mm at SOFEX 2016, the Special Forces Operations Exhibition in Amman, Jordan.
A Chinese-made 105mm towed gun is mounted at the rear of the 4x4 TATRA truck chassis.
 

 

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