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130mm Self-Propelled Gun

The 130mm Self-Propelled Gun mounts the 130mm Type 59 gun on the Type 83 152mm self-propelled gun-howitzer chassis. The Type 59 130mm gun, with maximum rate of fire is at 8-10 rds/min, fires an HE projectile capable of penetrating 250mm of armour set at 0 degree at a range of 1,500m. The Type 59 gun also fires enhanced range projectiles: the MP-130 RAP that weighs 33.4kg with a maximum range of 34,360m; and an ERFB HE that weights 32.7kg with a maximum range of 30km.

Specifications

Max Road Speed 55 km/h
Weight 30,000 kg
Power to Weight Ratio 17.3 hp/ton
Height 2.68 m
Armament 130mm gun
Rate of Fire 8-10 rounds/min
Range 34,360m = MP-130 RAP
30,000 m = ERFB HE

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