Designation:

HM41

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Manufacturer: Defence Industries Organisation (D.I.O.)  
Product type: Armoured Vehicles  
Name: Self-propelled howitzer  

D.I.O. first introduced in 2011 a prototype of its 155 mm self-propelled howitzer on the chassis of MAN 6x6. In October 2017, a new version was demonstrated, now on the chassis of the IVECO Trakker 6x6 truck.

The design of the new Iranian self-propelled howitzer is very simple, the towed howitzer HM41 155 mm / 39 cal is installed on the rear part of the truck chassis and has a sight for direct and indirect firing. In the fighting position, a large shovel hydraulically descends from behind to provide a more stable fire platform.

It is assumed that the towed howitzer HM41 155 mm is a modernized version of the towed howitzer M114 with a caliber of 155 mm.

According to the technical specifications published by D.I.O., it has a maximum firing range of 30 km with a firing rate of 4 rounds per minute.

A 155 mm caliber gun is equipped with a twin-baffle muzzle brake to reduce the recoil, with the shutter mechanism being screw-type.

Specifications:
Property Value
Main weapon caliber (mm)
155
Number of wheels
6
Number of drive wheels
6
Rate of fire (rds/min)
4
Firing range (m)
30000




   
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