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Type 59 130mm Howitzer

nameType 59-1 130mm Cannon
Type 59 weight 8450 kg in marching
Type 59 combat state 7700 kg in combat state
Type 59-1 Full weight marching state 6,300 kg
Type 59-1 Combat status 6100 kg
length March status 11.73m
Barrel length Body tube 7150 mm L/55
width Marching state 2450 mm
height Marching state 2550 mm
Number of operators 8
Caliber 130 mm
Muzzle velocity 930 m/s
Projectile weight 33.4 kg
Maximum chamber pressure 3150 kg/cm²
High and low firing angle -2.5°~45°
Directional firing angle left 30°, right 28°
Cartridge 130 x 845 mm.R (R/184.6mm)
Breech Manual horizontal wedge breech block
Recoil liquid-gas reentry located in the lower part of the barrel
vehicle Open leg type frame
Firing angle -2.5° to 45°
Swivel angle 50°
Rate of fire
  • 6 (Normal)
  • 8 (Rapid fire)
  • 5 (Effective fire)
  • 70~80 rounds/hour
  • March battle conversion time 3 minutes
    range
  • 25 kilometers anti-tank sub-munitions
  • 30 kilometers high-explosive
  • 32 kilometers long-range high-explosive
  • 38 kilometers base-bleed extended range
  • auxiliary propulsion device
    Continuous driving time 3 hours
    March battle conversion time 2 minutes

     
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