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Soltam Rascal


Lightweight Self-Propelled Gun (SPG) Vehicle (1985)


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The Soltam Rascal is a mating of a 155mm field howitzer with the chassis of the Merkava tank producing an effective and air-portable SPG platform.



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Specifications



Service Year
1985

Origin
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Israel

Crew
4
CREWMEN
Production
100
UNITS


Soltam Systems - Israel
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(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
24.6 ft
7.5 m
Width
8.1 ft
2.46 m
Height
7.5 ft
2.3 m
Weight
42,990 lb
19,500 kg
Tonnage
21.5 tons
MEDIUM
(Showcased structural values pertain to the base Soltam Rascal production variant. Length typically includes main gun in forward position if applicable to the design)
Powerplant: 1 x Diesel-fueled engine developing 350 horsepower.
Speed
31.1 mph
(50.0 kph)
Range
217.5 mi
(350.0 km)
(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the base Soltam Rascal production variant. Compare this entry against any other in our database)
1 x 155mm /39 caliber OR /52 caliber howitzer.


Supported Types




(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
36 x 155mm projectiles.


Rascal - Base Series Name


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