Thursday, February 22, 2024

Iran unveils new Heidar-41 self-propelled 122 mm artillery system

Iran’s Army has unveiled the Heidar-41, an indigenously developed 122 mm self-propelled (SP) artillery system.

On Sunday, Iran’s Army unveiled three new achievements in the area of artillery fire, named as Heydar 7, 41, and 44 Projects, in the presence of Brigadier General Kioumars Heydari, the commander of the Iranian Army’s ground forces.

The Heidar-41 features a 122-millimeter howitzer, fitted with an automatic magazine loader, shorter combat readiness process, and remote activation capability.

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The artillery system was made through an integration of a D-30 122 mm towed howitzer on a KrAz chassis. The most important component of the upgraded kit is a fully automatic loader with projectiles and propellant charges.

For stabilization purposes, the weapon is fitted with 2 hydraulic trails.

 

 

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