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105-mm K105A1

Country of Origin: South Korea


The K105A1 (formerly known as the EVO-105) is a 105-mm truck-mounted howitzer developed by Samsung Techwin in South Korea. The system uses KM500 6 x 6 five-ton truck chassis with the rear cargo area modified to carry the upper part of the U.S. 105-mm M101 towed howitzer (see separate record).

Integration of the howitzer with the 6 x 6 truck significantly reduces time needed to go into and out of action, while requiring fewer crewmembers than a towed system. The K105A1 can be...

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