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Marines of Thailand will be armed with new howitzers. Israeli

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The Thai Royal Marine Corps (RTMC) has entered into a contract with the Israeli company Elbit Systems to purchase ATMOS self-propelled howitzers, reports "Warspot" with reference to the portal janes.com.


Marines of Thailand will be armed with new howitzers. Israeli


According to the contract, the production of self-propelled artillery will be made in Thailand at the facilities of the Weapon Production Center (WPC).

In total, under the WPC contract, it will collect six ATMOS ACSs, the cost of which, taking into account technology transfer, will be $ 26 million. At the same time, the possibility of expanding production is specified in the contract if the need arises. In service with the RTMC, ATMOS self-propelled guns will be replaced by Canadian howitzers GC-45 / GHN-45, purchased in 80-e.

ATMOS (Autonomous Truck MOunted howitzer System) is an Israeli 155-mm self-propelled artillery gun based on Tatra chassis T815 VVN 6 × 6. The range of ATMOS reaches 41 km, ammunition consists of 27 – 32 shots. Engine power 315 HP accelerates 22-ton car to 80 km / h. The crew of SAU consists of four people.
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janes.com
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  1. ul_vitalii
    ul_vitalii April 12 2018 15: 10
    +8
    Some kind of awkward cabin, someone was sad.
    1. ALEXXX1983
      ALEXXX1983 April 12 2018 15: 16
      +4
      Reminds truck cabs from 90s science fiction films.
      1. RUSS
        RUSS April 12 2018 15: 17
        +2
        Quote: ALEXXX1983
        Reminds truck cabs from 90s science fiction films.

        Yes, it looks futuristic.
  2. san4es
    san4es April 12 2018 15: 18
    +3
    ATMOS (Autonomous Truck MOunted howitzer System) - Israeli 155-mm self-propelled artillery
    1. ALEXXX1983
      ALEXXX1983 April 12 2018 15: 25
      +1
      The advertising video is beautiful, but you won’t envy the loader - you lift the shells high.
      1. san4es
        san4es April 12 2018 15: 34
        +2
        Quote: ALEXXX1983
        ... you will not envy the loader - to lift the shells high.

        ... But the towed ATHOS, with a lift
    2. Des10
      Des10 April 12 2018 16: 38
      0
      "The crew of the self-propelled guns consists of four people. "in the article, and you have on video 6.
      and, everything, below in the video is added - usually of 4 people.
      1. san4es
        san4es April 12 2018 16: 44
        +1
        Quote: Des10
        "The crew of the self-propelled guns consists of four people. "in the article, and you have on video 6.

        ... Looks like two interns were sent bully
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  4. voyaka uh
    voyaka uh April 12 2018 15: 38
    +1
    She accurately shoots, but there is no automatic
    charging. Everything is practically dragged by hand.
    1. Aaron Zawi
      Aaron Zawi April 12 2018 15: 42
      0
      Quote: voyaka uh
      She accurately shoots, but there is no automatic
      charging. Everything is practically dragged by hand.

      Therefore, cheap.
      1. ul_vitalii
        ul_vitalii April 12 2018 15: 47
        +5
        In some situations, this is not critical, especially if it is known that the answer will not arrive.
        1. Mih1974
          Mih1974 April 13 2018 00: 26
          0
          Well, actually Thailand from whom to get an answer? Most likely-the partisans only drive. Although at the present time the “otvetka” is no longer artillery shells, but rather a UAV attack. request . So the automation and the speed of stalling from positions is the first thing
      2. Des10
        Des10 April 12 2018 16: 47
        0
        In the event of an electronics failure - are there any conventional - mechanical guidance devices?
  5. Totah155
    Totah155 April 12 2018 15: 58
    +1
    The most for partisans
    Arrived, banged, left wassat
    1. pogon
      pogon April 12 2018 16: 07
      0
      Quote: Totah155
      Arrived, banged, left
      tatah and mothalsi
  6. Dormidont
    Dormidont April 12 2018 16: 01
    +1
    So they need
    1. Oleg7700
      Oleg7700 April 12 2018 19: 24
      +1
      In Thailand are those based on the TATRA 6X6
  7. Oleg7700
    Oleg7700 April 12 2018 21: 28
    0
    Thais scorching ...