M81/M85 152mm HOWITZER/GUN-HOWITZER: NIGERIA’S ROMANIAN-IMPROVED VARIANT OF THE D20 HOWITZER

M81 152mm howitzer

M81 152mm howitzer

M85 A425 152mm gun-howitzer

M85 A425 152mm gun-howitzer

(NIGERIA LISTED)

D20 152mm HOWITZERS AND DERIVATIVES

M81 152mm Howitzer

A license-built copy of the D-20, it however uses a different 152 mm ordnance, 20.5 calibres long, with a
range of 17.2 km (24 km with OF-550 projectile)

M85 152mm Gun-Howitzer

Designed in Romania using Chinese technology, and with
similar performance to the 2A65 “Msta-B”. The M85 gun-howitzer(A425e)has a maximum range of 22–24 km.

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