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NORINCO Type 85 (YW323)


Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH)


China | 1985



"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: 07/07/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one land system design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the NORINCO Type 85 (YW323) Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH).
1 x Deutz Type BF8L413F air-cooled diesel engine developing 320 horsepower.
Installed Power
37 mph
60 kph
Road Speed
311 miles
500 km
Range
Structure
The physical qualities of the NORINCO Type 85 (YW323) Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH).
6
(MANNED)
Crew
21.9 ft
6.66 meters
O/A Length
9.8 ft
3 meters
O/A Width
9.4 ft
2.85 meters
O/A Height
36,376 lb
16,500 kg | 18.2 tons
Weight
Armament & Ammunition
Available supported armament, ammunition, and special-mission equipment featured in the design of the NORINCO Type 85 (YW323) Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH).
1 x 122mm howitzer
1 x 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft heavy machine gun
AMMUNITION:
40 x 122mm projectiles
650 x 12.7mm ammunition
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT:
Nightvision - YES
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Protection (CBRN) - YES
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the NORINCO Type 85 (YW323) family line.
Type 85 SPH - Base Series Designation
YW323 - Alternative Designation
Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the NORINCO Type 85 (YW323). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national land systems listing.

Total Production: 100 Units

Contractor(s): China NORth INdustries COmpany (NORINCO) - China
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