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Type 75 Self-propelled Howitzer

The Type 75 Self-propelled Howitzer was designed by a group of companies, comprising Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nihon Seiko Jyo and the Japan Iron Works. Elevation of the 155mm howitzer ranges from -5 to +65

Specifications

Crew 4
Armament
  • One 155mm Howitzer
  • one 12.7mm anti-aircraft machine-gun
  • Armour
    Length (including main armament) 25ft 6in (7.79m)
    length (hull) 21ft 9in (6.64m)
    width 10ft 1in (3.09m)
    height 8ft 4in (2.55m)
    Weight 55,686 lb (25,300kg)
    Ground Pressure 9.10 lb/in sq (0.64kg/cm sq)
    Engine Mitsubishi 6ZF 6 cylinder diesel engine developing 450bhp at 2,200rpm
    Road speed 29 mph (47km/h)
    range 185 miles (300km)
    vertical obstacle 2ft 3in (0.7m)
    trench 8ft 2in (2.5m)
    gradient 60

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