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Howitzer 122 mm type D-30A

This towed howitzer is the basic artillery weapon in mechanised formations. Its carriage enables circular, 360-degree, fire, as it can fire to any direction without changing position of the carriage. Ammunition is transported separately on a medium towed truck.

Basic Technical Data

  • Weight: 3,400 kg
  • Crew: 7
  • Road speed: up to 80 km per hour
  • Rate of fire: 6 to 8 rounds per minute
  • Initial velocity of shell: up to 740 metres per second
  • Maximum firing range: 15,000 m

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