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DONAR  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Total Production: ?
Origin: Germany
Corporations: General Dynamics European Land Systems and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann
Parent System: DONAR
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Total Production: ?
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Description: The DONAR is a 155mm advanced artillery system being developed in cooperation between Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS). The indirect fire weapon system would be air deployable, autonomous and remotely operated. The new artillery system would conduct precision fire support operations in support of ground forces replacing costly fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft in the close air support (CAS) role. KMW and GDELS are targeting the DONAR as an affordable replacement for existing M109, AS90 and K9 155mm artillery systems.

The 31-ton DONAR artillery system can be airlifted in the Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The unmanned artillery module is fitted with a PzH2000's 155mm 52-caliber gun delivering a maximum range of 56 kilometers firing VLAP projectiles. Its on-board ammunition supply includes 30 fuzed 155 mm shells and a corresponding number of charge modules. The artillery module is mounted on the ASCOD 2 infantry fighting vehicle tracked chassis. The DONAR's cab accommodates a two-man crew (driver and commander) which can operate the artillery module well protected under armor.

DONAR Specifications

Caliber Multiple: 52
Crew: 2
Dimensions
Main Gun Caliber: 155 millimeter
Performance
Main Gun Max Range: 30,000 meter (18.6 mile)
Max Range firing RAP: 56,000 meter
Weight
Combat Weight: 31 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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DONAR News

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on 5 Jun 2008
Thursday, June 5, 2008KMW and GDELS Unveil DONAR High Mobility Advanced Artillery System
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