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155-mm Palmaria self-propelled howitzer

Country of Origin: Italy


The Italian 155-mm Palmaria self-propelled howitzer is a large, mobile weapon that was produced only for export. It is one of the largest and heaviest self-propelled artillery vehicles in service in any country (only the Swedish Bandkanon 1A was heavier).

The Palmaria possesses a good power-to-weight ratio and obstacle-clearance capabilities.

The Palmaria's size is attributable in part to its chassis, which is virtually identical to the OF-40 main battle tank. The driver sits in...

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