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FH 77BD L45  
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Also Known As: FH 77B
Origin: Sweden
Corporations: United Defense
Parent System: FH 77
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Family Members: FH 77 and FH 77BW
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Description: Originally designed as a towed howitzer, the 155mm FH77 39-caliber evolved into a self-propelled howitzer integrated into a 6x6 all-terrain vehicle called the FH 77B. The newest FH 77BD L45 is a highly mobile and extremely powerful, thanks to the use of advanced projectiles such as the BONUS, artillery system.

The FH 77B is able to fire 8 rounds and move 500 m away taking less than 3 minutes. It is also able to fire 3 rounds within 3 minutes and sustain a rate of fire of 8 rounds/minute. The system is provided with its own navigation system to achieve optimized accuracy performing multi-round simultaneous impact. The gun crew is transported in an armored cabin and the ammunition boxes have the same degree of protection of the as the crew compartment. A single FH 77BD carries 24 rounds and 42 charges.

FH 77BD L45 Specifications

Ammunition Load: 24
Crew: 6
Wheel Drive: 6x6
Main Gun Caliber: 155 millimeter
Main Gun Max Range: 40,000 meter (24.9 mile)
Max Rate of Fire: 14 roundperminute
Sustained Rate of Fire: 8 roundperminute
SetUp Time: 50 second (0.01 hour)
Combat Weight: 30,000 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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