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Oto Melara Palmaria 155 mm SPH

TypeSelf-propelled howitzer
Crew5 (commander, driver, gunner, 2 loaders)
Length7.27 m (hull),
Length with the barrel11.47 m (gun forward)
Width3.35 m
Height2.87 m (turret top)
Ground clearance0.4 m
Weight43 t unloaded, 46 t combat load
Armor steel
Ground pressure?
WheelbaseTracked chassis, 7 roadwheels, idler front, drive sprocket rear
Turn radius?
EngineMTU MB 837 Ea-500 4-stroke multifuel diesel, 750 hp
Power 750 hp
Power to weight ratio16.3 hp/t
TransmissionRenk RK 304, 4 forward, 2 reverse
Speed60 km/h
Fuel800 L
Range500 km
Wall1 m
Trench3 m
Gradient60% gradient, 30% slope
Fording1.2 m, 4 m with snorkel
ArmorSteel hull, aluminum turret
NBC equipmentYes
Night visionYes
Smoke2x4 76mm smoke grenade dischargers
Weapon, primary155mm L/41 howitzer [not 155/39 mm]
30 rounds, 23 ready to fire
3 shells in 25 seconds / 4 shells per minute
-5 to +70 elevation, powered
360 traverse, powered
Weapon, secondary Optional 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine gun on turret roof
manual traverse and elevation

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