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155-mm Mk F3 self-propelled howitzer

Country of Origin: France


The Mk F3 self-propelled howitzer has a lightly armored hull based on the chassis of the AMX-13 light tank but has no overhead protection for the gun. The Mk F3 is less mobile than the AMX-13 because of its similar engine, but heavier weight.

The hull is constructed from all-welded steel measuring 0.4-0.8 in (10-20 mm) thick providing protection against small-arms fire and shell splinters. The layout is conventional with the driver at the front left, engine compartment to their...

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