WEG MediaWiki

PCL-181 (SH-15) Chinese 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH)

tiers
true
false
false
false
categories
"WEG"
"Artillery"
"Gun/Howitzer Artillery Systems"
"Self-Propelled Gun/Howitzer Artillery Systems"
"China, People's Republic of"
"PRO_China"
"PRO_Pakistan"
"Land"
"Tier1"
notes"The PCL-181 (SH-15) Chinese 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH) is a 155 mm/52 caliber wheeled self-propelled howitzer (SPH) based on a Shaanxi 6×6 truck."
dateOfIntroduction2017
countryOfOrigin"China, People's Republic of"
proliferation"China, Pakistan"
selectedregions
Empty array
checkedregions
Empty array
checkedcountries
"China"
"Pakistan"
dis
name"Unknown"
string"00.00.000.000.000.000.000"
images
"PCL181_SH15_How_(A).jpg"
"PCL181_SH15_How_(B).jpg"
"PCL181_SH15_How_(C).jpg"
sections
name"System"
properties
name"Alternative Designation"
value"PCL-181; SH-15"
name"Type"
value"Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH)"
name"Caliber"
value"155mm"
name"Manufacturer"
value"NORINCO"
name"Chassis"
value"A modified version of the Shaanxi SX2150"
name"Configuration"
value"6x6"
name"Crew"
value"6"
units"ea"
name"Emplacement Time"
value"INA"
name"Displacement Time"
value"INA"
name"Note"
value"The PCL-181 weapon system includes the following key elements at the battalion level: • 18× PCL-181 howitzer vehicles (with three batteries each of six weapons); • 1× battalion command vehicle; • 3× battery command vehicles; • 9× battery reconnaissance vehicles in sets of three; • 1× set of artillery-locating and fire-correction radars (two vehicles); • 1× meteorological radar set (two vehicles); • 1× mechanical maintenance set (two vehicles); • 1× electrical maintenance set (one vehicle)"
name"Dimensions"
properties
name"Length"
value"9.68 m"
name"Width (Transport Configuration)"
value"2.58 m"
name"Height (Transport Configuration)"
value"3.50 m"
name"Weight, Combat"
value"25,000 kg"
name"Ground Clearance"
value"0.38 m"
name"Automotive"
properties
name"Engine Name"
value"WD615.44"
name"Engine Type"
value"supercharged, water-cooled, diesel"
name"Engine Power"
value"315 hp at 2,200 rpm"
name"Maximum Range"
value"600 km"
name"Speed, Maximum Road"
value"90 km/h"
name"Speed, Average Cross"
value"INA"
name"Speed Maximum Swim"
value"Not Amphibious"
name"Gradient"
value"58"
units"%"
name"Side Slope"
value"40"
units"%"
name"Vertical Step"
value"0.4 m"
name"Trench"
value"0.7 m"
name"Fording"
value"1.2 m"
name"Turning Radius"
value"11 m"
name"Main Weapon System"
sections
name"System"
properties
name"Name"
value"AH-2"
name"Type"
value"Howitzer"
name"Caliber"
value"155 mm"
name"Barrel Length"
value"INA"
name"Elevation"
value"+70 degrees (1,244 mils)/ 0 degrees"
name"Traverse"
value"40 degrees (711 mils) 20 degrees, left and right"
name"Maximum Firing Range"
value"A maximum range of 50 km can be achieved using charge zone 10"
name"Ammunition"
properties
name"Type"
value"High-Explosive Extended-Range Full-Bore Base-Bleed Rocket-Assist (ERFB-BB-RA) projectile"
name"Caliber"
value"155 mm"
name"Shell"
value"INA"
name"Basic Load"
value"The vehicle carries 30 rounds and 30 charges stowed in racks located behind the cab."
name"Note"
value"Other types of 155 mm ammunition fired by the SH1 include HE ERFB, HE ERFB-BB, ERFB-BB cargo, ERFB illuminating, ERFB smoke base ejection, and ERFB white phosphorous."
name"Fire Control System"
properties
name"Name"
value"INA"
name"Computerized FCS"
value"Yes"
name"Main Gun Stabilization"
value"Yes"
name"Navigation System"
value"Yes"
name"Positioning and Targeting Systems"
value"Yes"
name"Protection"
properties
name"Hull Armor"
value"The armoured cab is designed to provide protection from small-arms fire and fragmentation."
name"Applique Armor"
value"INA"
name"Explosive Reactive Armor"
value"No"
name"Mine Clearing"
value"No"
name"Self-Entrenching Blade"
value"No"
name"NBC Protection"
value"Yes"
name"Smoke Equipment"
value"INA"
type"WEG"
version1
Retrieved from "https://odin.tradoc.army.mil/mediawiki/index.php?title=PCL-181_(SH-15)_Chinese_155mm_Self-Propelled_Howitzer_(SPH)&oldid=56335"