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PCL-171 Chinese 122mm Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH)

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"Artillery"
"Gun/Howitzer Artillery Systems"
"Self-Propelled Gun/Howitzer Artillery Systems"
"China, People's Republic of"
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"Land"
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notes"The PCL-171 Chinese 122mm Self-Propelled Howitzer is an assault vehicle-mounted 122 mm self-propelled howitzer used by the Chinese People's Liberation Army Ground Force. Each battery consists of 6 PCL-171 guns, command vehicles, ammunition vehicles, reconnaissance vehicles, and other equipment."
dateOfIntroduction2020
countryOfOrigin"China, People's Republic of"
proliferation"China"
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"PCL-171_Chinese_122mm_(BB).jpg"
"PCL-171_Chinese_122mm_(A).png"
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sections
name"System"
properties
name"Alternative Designation"
value"PCL-171 Chinese 122mm Self-Propelled Howitzer"
name"Type"
value"Self-Propelled Howitzer"
name"Caliber"
value"122 mm"
name"Manufacturer"
value"Dongfeng Motor Group"
name"Configuration"
value"6x6"
name"Chassis"
value"Dongfeng CTL-181A"
name"Crew"
value"4-5"
units"ea"
name"Payload Capacity"
value"4.15 tons"
name"Towing Capacity"
value"2,500 kg"
name"Emplacement"
value"Less than 1 minute"
name"Displacement"
value"INA"
name"Airlift Capability"
value"Due to its compact dimensions the PCL-171 can be easily airlifted. The Chinese Y-9 tactical transport aircraft can carry 2 of these howitzers."
name"Note"
value"A battery consists of six PCL-171 mobile howitzers. It is supported by a command vehicle, reconnaissance vehicle based on a 4x4 armored chassis. Also battery includes ammunition resupply vehicles."
name"Dimensions"
properties
name"Length"
value"7.0 m"
name"Width"
value"2.38 m"
name"Height"
value"2.13 m"
name"Weight, Combat"
value"10 tons"
name"Automotive"
properties
name"Engine Name"
value"Cummins ISDe 300-40"
name"Engine Type"
value"Diesel"
name"Engine Power"
value"295"
units"hp"
name"Range"
value"600"
units"km"
name"Speed, Maximum Road"
value"295"
units"km/h"
name"Speed Maximum Swim"
value"Not Amphibious"
name"Gradient"
value"60%"
name"Side Slope"
value"30%"
name"Vertical Step"
value"0.45 m"
name"Trench"
value"0.7 m"
name"Fording"
value"1.2 m"
name"Main Weapon System"
sections
name"System"
properties
name"Name"
value"The PCL-171 is fitted with a modified version of the PL-96 122 mm field howitzer."
name"Type"
value"Howitzer"
name"Caliber"
value"122 mm"
name"Elevation"
value"INA"
name"Traverse"
value"INA"
name"Maximum Rate of Fire"
value"8 rpm"
name"Maximum Range, Standard Shell"
value"14 - 22 kg"
name"Maximum Range, Extended-Range Shell"
value"27 - 40 km"
name"Note"
value"The howitzer can fire only towards its left side."
name"Ammunition"
properties
name"Type"
value"Projectile"
name"Caliber"
value"122 mm"
name"Projectile Weight"
value"14 - 22 kg"
name"Basic Load"
value"28 rounds carried onboard, with additional rounds provided by a escorting resupply vehicle."
name"Note"
value"This howitzer is compatible with all standard 122 mm ammunition of the PL-96. China produces a whole range of 122 mm ammunition for its artillery system. This howitzer is also compatible with 122 mm ammunition of the venerable Russian D-30 howitzer."
name"Fire Control System (FCS)"
properties
name"Automatic Fire Control System"
value"Yes"
name"Automatic Gun Laying System"
value"Yes"
name"Command Vehicle"
value"Firing data is provided by an escorting command vehicle."
name"Note"
value"The PLA uses a modern battlefield information network. Targeting data can be received from satellites, drones, forward observers, or counter-battery radars."
name"Protection"
properties
name"Armor"
value"The vehicle has an armored cab, which provides protection against small arms fire and artillery shell splinters. The Hull floor is also armored."
name"Applique Armor"
value"Available"
name"NBC Protection"
value"INA"
name"Smoke Equipment"
value"INA"
variants
name"Dongfeng CTL-181"
notes"The Dongfeng CTL-181 Chinese 6x6 Light Protected Vehicle is a tactical vehicle was designed for China's light brigades. These brigades are highly mobile and can be rapidly redeployed over significant distances."
name"Dongfeng CTL-181A"
notes"4-door version. It accommodates driver and 3 passengers."
name"Dongfeng CTL-181 ATGM"
notes"Anti-tank missile carrier, fitted with HJ-10 long-range anti-tank guided missiles. These non-line of sight missiles have a range of up to 10 km."
name"Dongfeng CTL-181 Mortar"
notes"Mortar carrier, fitted with 120 mm mortar. This vehicle also carries ammunition."
name"Dongfeng CTL-181 UAV"
notes"UAV swarm launching vehicle. It is fitted with multiple launch system for 48 small suicide drones or loitering munitions."
name"Dongfeng CTL-181 Bridge Layer"
notes"Bridge layer, fitted with assault bridge at the back."
name"PCL-171"
notes"A self-propelled howitzer. It is based on the CTL-181 chassis with a 4-door armored cab and utilizes a modified 122 mm ordnance of the Chinese PL-96 field howitzer."
name"Dongfeng CTL-181 Ambulance"
notes"Armored ambulance with a raised body at the rear."
name"CM-501"
notes"A vehicle-mounted vertical launch missile system."
name"SR-7"
notes"A proposed multiple launch rocket system, based on the CTL-181A."
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