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155-mm FH70 towed howitzer

Country of Origin: Britain, Germany, Italy


The 155-mm FH70 towed howitzer is a trilateral weapon produced according to the NATO Basic Military Requirement (NBMR) 39, which attempts to standardize heavy artillery calibers and characteristics.

The United Kingdom and Germany signed a memorandum of understanding on this project in 1968. Italy joined in 1970. Vickers in Britain built the carriage and traversing gear. Germany manufactured the gun, loading system, auxiliary power unit (APU), sighting system and suspension. Italy...

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