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NORINCO Type 85 (YW323)


Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH)


Armor / Land Systems

The Chinese Type 85 SPH is formed from the chassis of the YW531H APC and turret mounting a 122mm howitzer system.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 7/7/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1985
Crew
6
Manufacturing
China NORth INdustries COmpany (NORINCO) - China
Production
100 Units
National flag of China China
- Fire Support / Assault / Breaching
Length:
21.85 ft (6.66 m)
Width/Span:
9.84 ft (3 m)
Height:
9.35 ft (2.85 m)
Weight:
18 tons (16,500 kg; 36,376 lb)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the NORINCO Type 85 (YW323) production model)
1 x Deutz Type BF8L413F air-cooled diesel engine developing 320 horsepower.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the NORINCO Type 85 (YW323) production model)
Maximum Speed:
37 mph (60 kph)
Maximum Range:
311 miles (500 km)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the NORINCO Type 85 (YW323) production model; Compare this entry against any other in our database)
1 x 122mm howitzer
1 x 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft heavy machine gun

Ammunition:
40 x 122mm projectiles
650 x 12.7mm ammunition
(Showcased armament details pertain to the NORINCO Type 85 (YW323) production model)
Type 85 SPH - Base Series Designation
YW323 - Alternative Designation

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