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PLZ-45 self-propelled artillery

Powerplantdiesel - 525 hp
Speed34 mph
Weight32 tons
Height2.6 m
Crew 5
Combat weight 33t
Dimension (Length) 10.52m; (width) 3.30m; (height with AAMG) 3.52m; (height without AAMG) 2.60m
Anti-NBC Collective
Fire-Supression System Yes
Calibre 155mm
Barrel Length 45 calibre
Barrel Life 2,500 firings
Maximum Firing Range (High Explosive or HE): 24km; (Extended Range Full Bore, or ERFB) 30km; (Extended Range Full Bore, Hollow Base, Base Bleed, or ERFB-HB-BB) 39km
Rate of Fire intense 4~5 rounds/min; sustained 2 rounds/min
Loading system semi-automatic
Fire Control Direct or indirect firing with electro-optical sighting system for day/night operations; onboard computer; GPS
Second Weapon 12.7 mm anti-aircraft machine gun
Smoke Grenade Two sets of 4-barrel launchers
Onboard Ammunition Load (155mm) 30; (12.7mm) 480

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