A generation of artillery was India play bad, did not see the sun
yunshangdekongmu· 2016-04-23 04:30:45
Developed in the Soviet Union
m-46 130 mm towed artillery, artillery tube slender, long range and looks mighty extraordinary. Our country also has the corresponding localization model 59 type, many other countries also have the purchase. Class= img_box "
"content_img_p" Indians also see the performance of this gun is good, so want to put it on the track type chassis. Have to say, M-46 is worth of Soviet artillery, cannon high, it is extremely powerful. Class= img_box "
gun firing instant. India's artillery was called CATAPULT Mk.2, is used in a tank chassis.
Arjun tank from 1974 begins to develop, to 2004 was officially put into operation, light development spent 30 years of time, and the performance is not how, always a problem.
due to buy parts and technical failure, many Indian Arjun tank now in abeyance. The combination of
Arjun tank chassis and m-46 artillery, which means will be a garbage tank chassis and a gun to cope with. This approach obviously will not achieve the effect of 1+1 greater than 2, but will result in low efficiency.
more interesting this self-propelled gun with open turret, and on top of the turret installed an awning. Class= img_box "
open turret internal details. Although the self-propelled guns, but modified compared to the original, basically is to m-46 artillery abruptly loading Arjun tank chassis on.
need to manually adjust the m-46 gun azimuth
gun tube and the maximum gun range can reach 27.5 km, the improved type of our country can play 38 kilometers. Class= img_box "
"content_img_p" in the front view of the turret. This open type of self propelled artillery, many countries have no longer use this kind of design.
gun tube below the close-up
will m-46 artillery mounted to the Arjun tank chassis like to the gun loaded the unexploded bomb. Because anyone don't know Arjun tank chassis at what time can be broken down, that once the situation, urgently needed fire support difficult according to a predetermined time arrival.
than to do this India rather than directly from abroad buy self-propelled guns, or continue to use artillery configuration for traction.
therefore, despite the m-46 gun into the crawler chassis, its excellent performance, unable to get into full play. Also, please don't forget that at any time in India repair personnel.
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