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DSEI 2021: Wheeled self-propelled artillery comes to the fore
Among the heavy land platforms on display at DSEI 2021, self-propelled artillery systems occupied a prominent position on many of the largest stands.
Clearly aimed at the British Army’s Mobile Fires Platform (MFP) programme to procure a replacement for the venerable AS90 tracked 155mm self-propelled howitzer (SPH), these systems highlighted the various approaches that can be taken to designing a modern SPH, the range of capabilities on offer and the strengths and weaknesses of different configurations.
By far the most prolific were wheeled SPHs mounted on military cross-country truck chassis, with platforms showcased by BAE Systems, Rheinmetall, Nexter, AM General …
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