Type 99 155 mm self-propelled howitzer facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsType 99 155 mm self-propelled howitzer
Type 99 of the JGSDF
|Place of origin||Japan|
|Manufacturer||Mitsubishi Heavy Industries/Japan Steel Works|
|Caliber||155 millimetres (6.1 in)|
|Rate of fire||6 rpm|
|1x Japan Steel Works, 155 mm L52 Artillery Gun|
|1x 12.7 mm M-2HB machine gun|
|Engine||Mitsubishi 6SY31WA 6-cylinder diesel
|300 km (185 mi)|
|Maximum speed||49.6 km/h|
Type 99 155 mm self-propelled howitzer (99式自走155mm榴弾砲code: ja is deprecated , kyuu-kyuu-shiki-jisou-155mm-ryuudan-hou) is a self-propelled howitzer of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JSDF).
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. was the primary contractor, developing the main gun and the turret. The vehicle is powered by a diesel engine.
In a period of planned force reduction, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) planning calls for additional Type 99s.
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