122-mm Type 89 self-propelled howitzer Weapon Systems // Artillery/Guns // Self-Propelled Guns/Howitzers


Country of Origin: China

The 122-mm Type 89 self-propelled howitzer was developed in the 1980s for the Chinese People's Liberation Army. It is primarily intended to provide medium- to long-range indirect fire support for infantry and armored formations. The howitzer is also known by its industrial designation, PLZ-89. The hull and turret of the vehicle are constructed from all-welded aluminum armor, which protects occupants against small-arms fire and shell splinters. The tracked chassis is derived from the...

 

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