M107 175 mm SP Gun in British Service


The petrol driven prototype for this US designed self propelled gun was built by the Pacific Car and Foundry Company, Renton, Washington. The final M107 design used a diesel engine and first saw service in the British Army in 1965 - 66. The gun is interchangeable with the 8 inch howitzer of the M110, and the rest of the vehicle is almost identical.


175 mm Self-Propelled Gun M107

Armament 1 x 175 mm M113 Gun
Crew 5 + 3
Weight in action 28,168 kg;
Length (gun forward) 11.246 m; Length (hull only) 5.72 m;
Height (top of mounting (0°)) 2.809 m; Height (top of barrel, travelling) 3.679 m;
Width 3.149 m; Track width 0.457 m;
Ground clearance 0.441 m;
Maximum road speed 16 km/h; Range (roads) 725 km;
Engine type: GMC Model 8V-71T Detroit Diesel; Engine power 405 bhp; Engine capacity 9.3 litres;
Fuel capacity 1,137 litres;
Ammunition capacity 175 mm - 2 rounds;
Main armament elevation -2° to + 65°; Main armament traverse 60°.

The trial designation for the US Army was T235 (petrol engine). Apart from the barrel and mounting it is almost identical to the M110 8 inch SP Gun.




WW1 - 1925
(pre-GS 'A' number designations)

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