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152-mm Type 83 self-propelled howitzer

Country of Origin: China


The 152-mm Type 83 self-propelled howitzer consists of a vehicle having a hull similar in size to the Russian 2S3 self-propelled howitzer carrying a modified 152-mm Type 66 gun.

The angular, power-driven turret is set well back on the low hull and traverses 360-degrees; the sides and rear are sheer, but the front has angled faces on each side of the gun mantle. The engine is located in the front of the hull under a raised grille. The hull is based on the Type 321 tracked utility...

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