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Object 326 SPG (Unofficial name - "Shayba"), was an initiative development by DB. 46 rounds, "double stack" in circular autoloader, crew in hull compartment outside of "turret". The gun, ammunition ra

2S18 Pat-S, an experimental precursor to the 2S31.  Armament was a SA61 152mm howitzer.    

ASELSAN Alkar 120mm Mortar Weapon System integrated into Ejder Yalçın 4x4   

2 hours ago, Ramlaen said:

 

I mean, I really don't understand the idea here. Just remove every possible expensive component other than the truck and the gun itself, and put these in long-term reserves?

If they want a true lightweight mobile capability they should have gone for L/52 guns similar to the French version of the Caesar (not the heavier Danish version), and you get air-mobile guns that can fit in medium cargo planes in pairs (I think, at least).

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18 minutes ago, Mighty_Zuk said:

If they want a true lightweight mobile capability they should have gone for L/52 guns similar to the French version of the Caesar (not the heavier Danish version), and you get air-mobile guns that can fit in medium cargo planes in pairs (I think, at least).

 

No you can only fit one per plane.

Be it in a C-130H (with some preparation):

 

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Or in an A400M without preparation this time (and it theory it can also lift the uparmored 8x8 version):

 

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Not enough space to squeeze two of those in existing medium lift plane, in a C-17 maybe.

On the other hand, maybe the Brutus is light enough to be lifted by helicopter?

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11 hours ago, Sgt.Squarehead said:

What's with that big frame out front? 

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   This one? Protection of cabin.

 

11 hours ago, Sgt.Squarehead said:

 

PS - Also, any idea what missile this is:

 

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Yes, this missile appears to be 9M666 Photoshop-M tactical ground-to-internet missile.

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Iranian surface-surface Akhgar guided missile with a range of up to 30 km

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Different missiles for MRLS. Fadjr-5 is used by Houthis as Badr-1, BTW.

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Fadjr-4

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Qiam, also IIRC was used in Yemen.

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   Iranian long-range ground-launched Hoveyze cruise missile, based on Sumar CM, which was based on Soviet Kh-55 missile from Ukraine (thats why Hoveyze and Kh-55 are externally similar, but have worse range).

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MRBM Khorramshahr (testing started in 2016 and was first showed to public in 2017)

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Liquid Emad MRBM is actually a modernization of Ghadr missiles with high-precision detachable guided warhead

Maximum range: 1650 km
Warhead mass: 750 kg
Weight: 17.5 tons
Length: 15.5 m
Diameter: 1.25 m

 

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   Solid fuel Sejil (l) and Emad (r):

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Sejil (first)

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Qiam and Shahab-2 (Qiam was based on it)

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Solid-propellant Zolfaghar BRMD - the crown of the development of the Fateh-110 line at the moment.

Maximum range: 700 km
Weight: 4620 kg
Mass of detachable warhead: 579 kg
Length: 10.3 meters

 

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Inertial measurement module with fiber optic gyro Fateh-110

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Qiam Inertial Navigation System

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