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155-mm Type 19

Country of Origin: Japan


The 155-mm Type 19 is a wheeled self-propelled howitzer developed for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. It is expected to replace the JGSDF's FH70 towed howitzers and complement the more expensive tracked 155-mm Type 99 howitzer.

The system uses the same 155-mm/52-caliber main gun with an interrupted screw breech used on the Type 99 howitzer. The gun can traverse 45 degrees left and right of center.

Using standard ammunition, the howitzer has a range of 19 mi (30 km). A range of...

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