Saturday, December 10, 2022

China showcased its new Type 05A self-propelled mortar system

On Chinese TV show tne new Type 05A self-propelled mortar system with 120mm gun, which combines the features of the mortar and the howitzer.

This mortar system can be used as mortar or howitzer, delivering direct or indirect fire.

The Type 05A 120mm self-propelled mortar-howitzer system based on Type 04A tracked Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicle.   Type 04 is a 20-ton class, medium armored, amphibious, infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) evolved from the tracked chassis of the of the ZBD97.


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