FH-77 BW L52
|Manufacturer:||Bofors Defence AB|
|Product type:||Armoured Vehicles|
Part of Archer system.
A wheeled, self-propelled 155 mm L52 automatic howitzer has been developed, based on the successful towed FH77 B.
The new FH 77 BW L52 howitzer will have state-of-the-art tactical and technical performance.
The range is 40 km with today’s ammunition and 60 km with the M982 Excalibur. Holding 40 onboard rounds, of which 20 are in a fully automated magazine. The entire crew is protected by armour in combat. The crew consists of 3-4 men.
The gun can reach road-speeds of up to 70 km/hand can be air-transportable in the new A 400 M aeroplane, “Europe’s Hercules“. Most of the existing FH 77 B weapon system is retained.
is an ideal artillery system of the next generation of self-propelled gun due to:
Tenix and Bofors Team up for ADF Artillery Upgrade (04.07.2005)