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M-1978 / M1989 (KOKSAN)
170mm self propelled (SP) gun

Vehicle Specifications
M-1978M-1989
Length overall [gun + hull]15 m15 m
Length, Hull [iwth spades]7.6 m8.7 m
Width3.27 m3.27 m
Weight?
Speed30-40 KPH30-40 KPH
Road Range20-350 km300-400 km
Crew88
Gun Specifications
Caliber 170 mm
Range estimated at "40,000 m" to "over 50km"
24 miles / 40 km = extended range full-bore hollow-base (ERFBHB)
30 miles / 43-50 km = extended range full-bore base-bleed (ERFBBB)
35 miles / 54-60 km = rocket assisted projectile (RAP)

[unqualified reports of up to 70km range are implausible]
Ammunition
  • high-explosive
  • submunition projectiles
  • biological or chemical
Max Rate of Fire 1-2 rds per 5 min (estimate)




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