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  • GC-45 155mm Towed Howitzer


    The GC-45 155mm towed howitzer system was designed by Canadian engineer Gerald Bull and went on to serve several military forces of the world.

     Updated: 5/10/2017; Authored By Staff Writer; Content ¬©www.MilitaryFactory.com


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    GC-45 Technical Specifications


    Service Year: 1975
    Type: 155mm Towed Howitzer
    National Origin: Canada
    Manufacturer(s): Space Research Corporation - Canada / NORINCO - China
    Production: 250



    Design (Crew Space, Dimensions, Weight, and Systems)


    Operating Crew: 8

    Operating Weight: 15 tons (13,750 kg; 30,314 lb)

    Nuclear / Biological / Chemical Protection: None
    Nightvision Equipment: None

    Installed Power and Standard Road Performance


    Engine(s): None. This is a towed artillery piece.

    Engagement Range: 25 miles (40 km)

    Armament and Ammunition


    1 x 155mm gun barrel.

    Ammunition:
    Dependent upon ammunition carrier.

    Global Operators / Customers


    China; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Kuwait; Thailand; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; South Africa

    Model Variants


    GC-45 - Base Series Designation

    GHN-45 - Austrian Designation

    PLL01 - Chinese Designation