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PLZ-05 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer (Infographics)

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PLZ-05 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer (Infographics)

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The PLZ-05 (also known as Type 05) is the Chinese 155 mm self-propelled howitzer. It was developed for the People’s Liberation Army to replace the Type 59-1 130mm towed gun.

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RichardD

This is a Faraday sleep canopy frame with 15 aluminum Mylar sheets. For the roof, walls, door and floor. I’m planning to drill some of the sheets prior to unfolding them with a small diameter bit to create ventilation screening that won’t alter the 5G, EMF, EMR counter measure capability.

A similar computer work station can be built using a 10’x10′ canopy. To mitigate potentially harmful carcinogen and other negative health effects from 5G, EMF & EMR pollution. To avoid damaging the body, and to help it heal from damage free from high levels of energy pollution.

If I’m able to complete my transition out of transportation at $50,000/yr to finance at $250,000/yr. I’m planning to build buildings, including residential, designed for 5g/EMF/EMR harmful energy mitigation.

thomas

can this thing protect from a nuclear radiation fallout

RichardD

Yes, and EMP.

thomas

with an add-on kit

RichardD

There’s a difference between waves and particles. A Faraday cage protects against EMF/EMR waves. For particles from a nuclear or atomic detonation your need dense mass shielding. 6 inches of steel, or 12 inches of sand or concrete, or 3 feet of earth.

thomas

good then, i will try to keep this in mind when a nuclear war starts

RichardD

And solar flare.

Jihadi Colin

100 km is a pretty remarkable range. Some details of the various kinds of ammunition would be appreciated.

Zionism = EVIL

I have posted the details above. They use HE and star burst fragmentation and with base bleed can increase to 40 kms. Only the Iran and DPRK versions have two separate rows of smoke grenade dischargers; a remote weapon station armed with two AGS-17 grenade launchers; a pivoting mount for two MANPADs.

RichardD

” China recently revealed two new artillery shell designs. One was an improved base bleed technology to increase range of 152mm shells to 28 kilometers. Base bleed works by having some solid fuel in the base of the shell burn after firing, releasing gas that reduces drag and extends range.

China has long made incremental improvements to its artillery and ammunition. But another recent announcement was, well, somewhat incredible. This was the WS-35, an 18 kg (40 pound) 155mm guided shell. Using the Chinese GPS (Beidou) and INS (for backup), the WS-35 is described as having a max range of 100 kilometers and accuracy of 40 meters (125 feet). No one outside China has witnessed the WS-35 in action, so it’s uncertain how well it works or whether the announced capabilities are accurate.

WS-35 is mainly intended for the PLZ-05, which is known to be capable of firing rocket assisted shells with a range similar to shell designs in other nations (50-60 kilometers). It’s unclear how China has achieved a 100 kilometer range with a 155mm shell. The PLZ-05 is China’s primary self-propelled artillery system and is a 35 ton vehicle that looks like a tank but is armed with a 155mm howitzer.
Meanwhile, the WS-35 already has competition. The American Excalibur GPS shell weighs 45.5 kg (100 pounds), has a range of 40-60 kilometers (depending on how long the howitzer barrel is), and an accuracy of 10-20 meters. Excalibur shells cost $50,000 each, have been in service since 2007, and are to be replaced by the new PGK (Projectile Guidance Kit) shells.

PGK is actually a large fuze that screws into the front of a 155mm or 105mm shell. This longer fuze contains a GPS and small fins to guide the shell to a precision hit. It is less precise than Excalibur. That is, the PGK will ensure that the shell lands within 30 meters of the target. If it does not hit within 150 meters, PGK deactivates and the shell does not explode. An unguided shell will normally land within 300 or more meters of where it is aimed. An Excalibur shell lands within 10 meters of the target but PGK costs only $3,000 each and turns any shell into a GPS guided one. The army sent the first PGKs to Afghanistan in 2013, after successful testing in the United States. The big question is how important will the troops find the accuracy differences of Excalibur and PGK.”

– Artillery: The Chinese Magical Mystery Shell –

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htart/20131128.aspx

farbat

its the rocket propelled ammo its beneath the good ones produced around the world by around 50km probably also less precise

Zionism = EVIL

The Norinco PLZ-05 155mm SP is a very capable artillery systems and is similar to DPRK M-2018 and Iranian Raad 2 (Thunder) which was introduced in 1997 and is the only of one the three that has seen real combat. It also shows close design cooperation between the three allies.

Generally the PLA, DPRK and Artesh 155mm SP use standard 155 mm M107 high-explosive projectiles, a maximum range of 18.1 km can be achieved but, with the enhanced projectiles, longer
ranges can be achieved. Maximum stated rate of fire is 4 rds/min. Weapon
evaluation is from -3 to +75°. When deployed in the firing position two
spades are lowered either side of the hull rear of Thunder-2 to provide
a more stable firing platform.

Thunder-2 was tested early in 1997 when Iran claimed that it had a
range of more than 30 km, a maximum rate of fire of 5 rds/min and a
maximum road speed of up to 70 km/h.

Iranian DIO stated that both the 122 mm Thunder-1 and 152 mm
Thunder-2 are fitted with a laser range-finder, semi-automatic loading
system and a state-of-the-art fire-control unit. The laser range-finder
could be for direct fire target engagements.

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Zionism = EVIL

DPRK M-2018 The blue dots show the similarity with Iranian Raad 2

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farbat

iam suprised that they dont have anything better

farbat

is china interested in buying arms from iran?

VEHX

Not likely because they have better ones.

farbat

you are wrong to believe that chinese technology is superior indeed a budget means nothing its innovation that matters

VEHX

Nope, China is superior because it has a bigger budget and ALSO innovation. They are making better systems, fighters and missiles.

In that vein, when was the last time Iran’s own domestic fighter flew ? China has the J-10 and J-20.

Zionism = EVIL

Keep in mind that Iran has been under the worst Americunt and western sanctions since 1979, so whatever limited weaponry it has developed is a testament to Persian ingenuity. One can not compare Iran to China. Iran is country of 84 million with barely $800 billion economy compared to 1.4 billion population in PRC and a $20 trillion economy. Some Iranians are very patriotic and lose sight of reality. I try to post an objective assessment. China has made tremendous strides in its military development.

VEHX

Actually China’s GDP is 13 trillion and its population is 1.2 billion (closer to 1.1 actually), though I understand the rest of your sentiment. But saying that Iran has some sort of magical artillery or jet engine is stretching the fabric of reality a little too far.

farbat

china will be buying from iran because china needs the nano technology for the creation of monocrystal blades for turbines such as electronic plasma turbines a tech china is interested in but lacks parts to achieve completely and it wont get it from britain and america the only two other ones having the technology iran has so iran has the plasma tech and it has the nano tech it needs basically a partner in finance and the first military applicaton of plasma turbines is reality

VEHX

Iran does noth ave such nano technology or plasma

farbat

irans ramjet solid fuel 155mm ammunition isnt bad either but its not really important these long range artillery fire weapons are basically the post modern rifle

VEHX

Iran does not have such ammunition

farbat

china can buy for coastal defense some things from iran which it would need and i guess they might even get licensed transfer at this point and since chinese doctrines are very close to integrate iranian weaponry they should think about subterrain assets all over the south chinese sea specially shallow waters should get subterrain assets buried in the seabed

VEHX

China already have their own missiles like the CJ-10 and the Y-83. Doctrinally wise they are different from Iran since they have access to larger budgets and ship building capabilities.

Also the range stated above is dated, current laser guided ammo offered by China has range of 25km so their own domestic variants are most certainty better than what is offered to others .

farbat

long range fire is no support role anymore because of the precision its basically replacing direct ground force clashes with regular precise shellings

farbat

i dont find the chinese ground forces even interesting because chinas battles are going to be navy battles

farbat

southfront how about you show different classes of chinese navy assets because their howitzer surely isnt much to talk about since i dont see anything unique about it

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