Meng Model 1:35 - Chinese PLZ-05 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer

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Meng Model 1:35 - Chinese PLZ-05 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer - Plastic model kit #TS-022

The PLZ-05, also known as the Type 05, is a 155 mm self-propelled howitzer of Chinese origin. It was developed for the needs of the People's Liberation Army of China (PLA) and first displayed at the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution during the PLA's 80th anniversary celebration in 2007. The following year the PLZ-05 entered service with the Army. 

Beside its main armament, the howitzer is equipped with a 12.7 mm anti-aircraft machine gun and a pair of 4-barrel grenade launchers. Its weight reaches 35 tonnes and the rate of fire is 10 rounds per minute. In 2015 there were at least 256 units in use by the Chinese Army.

Length: 312mm   Width: 97mm

Additional:
- Movable torsion bar suspension and crew hatches
- Cement-free workable tracks
- The gun barrel can be moved up and down
- Photo Etched parts and paint schemes included


Collections: All, Chinese, Modern

Category: Meng Model Artillery

Type: Artillery




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