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122-mm Type 70 self-propelled howitzer

Country of Origin: China

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The Type 70, also known as the WZ 302, was a 122-mm self-propelled howitzer consisting of a Chinese-made main gun mounted in a Chinese Type 63-1 (or Type B531) armored personnel carrier.

The chassis was similar to that of the Type 63-1 armored vehicle, with the crew and engine compartment at the front and the 122-mm ordnance mounted on top of the hull at the rear. The latter was the upper part of the 122-mm Type 54-1 towed howitzer (see separate record), which is a copy of the...

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