155-mm PLZ-45 self-propelled gun-howitzer Weapon Systems // Artillery/Guns // Self-Propelled Guns/Howitzers


Country of Origin: China

The 155-mm PLZ-45 self-propelled gun-howitzer, also known as the Type 88, is fitted with the 45-caliber gun used in the Chinese Type WA 021 towed gun-howitzer and is very similar to the U.S. M109. The hull and turret are of all-welded steel construction. The engine and driver's compartments are in the front of the vehicle, while the turret and fighting compartment are at the rear. The driver sits on the left side of the front of the hull with a single-piece hatch cover above, opening...

 

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