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Tampella 155 K 83
155 K 83.jpg
The 155 K 83 in Finnish Army service
Type Field gun
Place of origin Finland
Specifications
Weight combat:
Barrel length 6 m (19 ft 8 in)

Caliber 155 mm (6.1 in)
Elevation -° to 70°
Traverse °
Rate of fire 8 rpm (sustained)
3 rounds/15s (burst)
Muzzle velocity 800 m/s (2,600 ft/s)
Effective firing range 23 km (14 mi) (normal shells)
Maximum firing range 30 km (19 mi) (base bleed)

The Tampella 155 K 83 is a Finnish towed 155 mm field gun, manufactured in the 1980s by Tampella.

History[edit]

The development process for the 155 K 83 began in 1960 when Tampella presented their concept of a new 122 mm gun for the Finnish Army. It was a sound concept, but quite a heavy gun. It was only ordered in small numbers. In order to take advantage of the design, a decision was made to further develop this into a 155 mm gun. Through a number of development stages the 155 K 83 was born.

The drawings were also used to develop the Israeli Soltam M-68, which, after improvements, became the Soltam M-71 (designated the G4 in South Africa).[1] Some guns have been modernized to 155 K 83-97 standard.

The gun design was further modified in the late 1990s. The gun, called 155 GH 52 APU (or 155 K 98 in Finnish Army service), was given a longer, 52 calibre barrel and an auxiliary power unit, enabling it to move by its own power.

Operators[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Artillery: an illustrated history of ... - Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 

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