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Egypt shows off new M46-1M self-propelled howitzer installed on a 6X6 truck chassis

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Egypt shows off new M46-1M self-propelled howitzer installed on a 6X6 modified Ural truck chassis.

The M46-1M is a 130mm gun-howitzer installed on a Ural-4320-1911-30 armored chassis.  The self-propelled  gun is developed utilizing the 130mm towed howitzer M-46 or Chinese copy Type 59-1.  The new M46-1M self-propelled howitzer have range of more than 27 km.

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The gun system is mounted on a Russian Ural 6×6 wheeled vehicle to enhance gun mobility it is intended for use by infantry, special operations forces and as artillery support for border security forces.

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