Posted by: iqbibal | November 7, 2009

FH-88/2000 Field Artillery

FH-2000 (Field Howitzer 2000) is a 155mm/52 caliber Howitzer cannon that can be drawn / trailer using heavy transport vehicles, the cannon was developed by Singapore Technologies (ST) for the needs of Singapore Army.

The maximum range of this cannon to reach 42 kilometers using special ammunition, the first field trials conducted in New Zealand.the first field trials conducted in New Zealand. Operation cannon manned by personnel and using 8 Diesel engine power 75 hp to move the cannons independently (self propelled) with speed 10 Km / h without the need to pull the carrier vehicle.

We used Howitzer firing platform support using mechanical tripod structure. Load shot in the transmit to the ground through this tripod, the isolation of the platform hydraulic cylinder is powerful enough to be used.

SOURCE : http://alutsista.blogspot.com


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