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NORINCO Type 70-1

Self-Propelled Gun (SPG)

The Chinese Army Type 70-1 Self-Propelled Gun was built from the chassis and running gear of the Type 63-1 Armored Personnel Carrier.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 6/14/2017
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Year: 1970
Manufacturer(s): China NORth INdustries COmpany (NORINCO) - China
Production: 100
Crew: 7
Length: 18.37 ft (5.6 m)
Width: 9.84 ft (3 m)
Height: 8.96 ft (2.73 m)
Weight: 17 tons (15,400 kg; 33,951 lb)
Power: 1 x Model 6150L 6-cylinder water-cooled inline diesel engine developing 260 horsepower at 2,000rpm.
Speed: 35 mph (56 kph)
Ceiling: 311 miles (500 km)
Operators: China


1 x 122mm howitzer
1 x 7.62mm machine gun

40 x 122mm projectiles
1,000 x 7.62mm ammunition

Variants / Models

• Type 70-1 - Base Series Designation
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