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Chuche-Po


Self-Propelled Gun (SPG) (1982)


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The Chuche-Po Self-Propelled Gun is another North Korean local development intended to strengthen the fighting ranks of the Army.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 10/08/2018 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com | The following text is exclusive to this site.
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The Chuch'e-Po has been developed by North Korean military industry as a Self-Propelled Gun (SPG) platform. The system is based on the indigenous Ch'onma-ho Main Battle Tank (MBT) chassis and represents a collection of five distinct tracked vehicles mounting various heavy guns (all of Soviet-era origin). One model sports the 122mm D-30 while another is given the 122 D-74 series weapon. The 130mm M-46 has also been witnessed as has the 152mm ML-20. Still another model is outfitted with the 130mm SM-4-1 howitzer system.

Regardless of weapon fit, the vehicles are intended as behind-the-line heavy fire support weapons for the North Korean Army. Their tracked nature gives them good cross-country capabilities and their guns, despite their Cold War origins, are proven battlefield commodities. The Chuch'e-po vehicles supersede the older Tokch'on SPGs in the same battlefield role. A primary advantage for tankers of the Chuch'e-Po is the wholly-enclosed turret design which is lacking in the earlier Tokch'on.

Specifications



Service Year
1982

Origin
North Korea national flag graphic
North Korea

Crew
4
CREWMEN
Production
1,000
UNITS


State Factories - North Korea
National flag of North Korea North Korea
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Fire Support / Assault / Breaching
Support allied forces through direct / in-direct fire, assault forward positions, and / or breach fortified areas of the battlefield.


Length
30.7 ft
9.35 m
Width
11.6 ft
3.55 m
Height
8.2 ft
2.5 m
Weight
77,162 lb
35,000 kg
Tonnage
38.6 tons
MEDIUM
(Showcased structural values pertain to the base Chuche-Po production variant. Length typically includes main gun in forward position if applicable to the design)
Powerplant: 1 x 12-cylinder diesel engine developing 750 horsepower.
Speed
28.0 mph
(45.0 kph)
Range
264.1 mi
(425.0 km)
(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the base Chuche-Po production variant. Compare this entry against any other in our database)
VARIABLE:
1 x 122mm D-30 or D-74 howitzer OR 1 x 130mm M-46 or SM-4-1 howitzers OR 1 x 152mm ML-20 howitzer.


Supported Types




(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
Not Available.


Chuch'e-Po - Base Series Name
Chuch'e-Po Type 1 - 122mm D-30 main gun
Chuch'e-Po Type 2 - 122mm D-74 main gun
Chuch'e-Po Type 3 - 130mm M-46 main gun
Chuch'e-Po Type 4 - 152mm ML-20 main gun
Chuch'e-Po Type 5 - 130mm SM-4-1 main gun



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