Rock Island Arsenal M198 Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1979
Type: Towed 155mm Heavy Howitzer
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): Rock Island Arsenal, USA
Design (Crew Space, Dimensions, Weight, and Systems)
Operating Crew: 10
Length: 40.49 feet (12.34 meters)
Width: 9.15 feet (2.79 meters)
Height: 9.51 feet (2.90 meters)
Operating Weight: 8 tons (7,163 kg; 15,792 lb)
Nuclear / Biological / Chemical Protection: Not Applicable.
Nightvision Equipment: Not Applicable.
Installed Power and Standard Road Performance
Engine(s): None. This is a towed artillery piece.
Engagement Range: 11,278 miles (18,150 km)
Armament and Ammunition
1 x 155mm gun barrel.
Dependent on ammunition carrier.
Global Operators / Customers
Australia (retired); Bahrain; Ecuador; Honduras; Iraq; Lebanon; Morocco; Pakistan; Puntland (Somalia); Saudi Arabia; Tunisia; Thailand; United States (retired)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
XM198 - Prototype and Trials Model Designation
M198 - Production Designation