Thursday, February 22, 2024

Jordan self-propelled 105mm on a 4×4 wheeled vehicle

The self-propelled 105mm gun is developed utilizing the 105mm towed howitzer (M102) design by King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB).

The gun system is mounted on a 4×4 wheeled vehicle to enhance gun mobility it is intended for use by infantry, special operations forces and as artillery support for border security forces.

FEATURES

  • Inventively designed and integrated self-propelled howitzer on a wheeled platform.
  • Outstanding performance in delivering firepower.
  • “Shoot & Scoot “capability by decreasing time needed to be in and out of action and by easily transporting the gun between defense posts.
  • Efficient and accurate electrohydraulic gun laying mechanism with manual back up.
  • Quick response capability with onboard crew and 36 rounds of ready ammunition.
  • Effective local protection armed with 7.62 mm machine gun or 12.7 mm machine gun.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Caliber (mm) 105
Total length OTM (On The Move) (LxWxH) (m) 7.5x3x3.7
G.V.W (kg) 11.2
Elevation -5° (-85 mils) to 75° (1 275 mils)
Traverse (without moving the vehicle) 45° (800mils) Right & 45°(800mils) Left
Maximum firing range (m) 11,500
Rate of fire 10 rounds/min (first 3 min.) 3 rounds/ min (average)
Onboard ammunition 36 shells
Maximum Travel Speed (OTM) (KM/h) 125
Fuel capacity (Ltr) 200
Number of Crew (with driver) 3 + 1

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