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155-mm Raad-2

Country of Origin: Iran


The 155-mm Raad-2 (Thunder 2) is a domestically developed self-propelled howitzer system in Iranian army service. The system uses components from other domestic armored vehicle programs to simplify logistics and training.

The Raad-2 resembles the U.S. M109A2 self-propelled howitzer in appearance. A large number of these vehicles were supplied to Iran prior to the revolution in 1979.

The Iranian self-propelled howitzer has a crew of five: commander, driver, gunner and two ammunition...

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