New 105mm air transportable light towed howitzer from the Turkish Company MKE 10406163

 
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2 - 5 June 2016
Astana, Kazakhstan
 
MKE at KADEX 2016
 
 
New 105mm air transportable light towed howitzer from the Turkish Company MKE.
The Turkish Company MKE presents for the first time in Kazakhstan its new 105mm air transportable light towed howitzer. The new 105mm MKE towed howitzer can provides direct and indirect fire support to the forces deployed in combined arms operations.
     
The Turkish Company MKE presents for the first time in Kazakhstan its new 105mm air transportable light towed howitzer. The new 105mm MKE towed howitzer can provides direct and indirect fire support to the forces deployed in combined arms operations. New Turkish-made MKE 105 mm air transportable light towed howitzer at KADEX 2016, Kazakhstan Defense Exhibition in Astana.
     

The MKE 105mm towed howitzer can fire all type of ammunition uses by NATO countries. The maximum rate of fire is six rounds per minute for the first two minutes. The sustained rate of fire is three rounds per minute for 30 minutes. It has a standard firing range of 17,000m at sea level. A standard crew of five is needed to prepare the howitzer for firing.

The MKE 105mm light towed howitzer can be easily moved and rapidly deployed in the field to deliver optimum fire power with less combat weight. The howitzer has a lower silhouette with a total weight of 1,600 kg without fire control system.

It can be towed by a wide range of light wheeled or tracked vehicles. It can be routinely air dropped by parachute and also carried under slung by CH-47 Chinook, UH-60 Black Hawk or S-70 Sikorsky helicopters.

The MKE 105 mm has a split trail carriage and a 30 calibre ordnance that is fitted with a double-baffle muzzle brake. It can be towed with the 105 mm ordnance over the closed trails or with the ordnance deployed in the normal firing position.

The main gun is fitted on a platform which can rotate on 360°. The weapon can be loaded and fired at any elevation from -3 to +70º and also has a direct-fire capability.
     
The Turkish Company MKE presents for the first time in Kazakhstan its new 105mm air transportable light towed howitzer. The new 105mm MKE towed howitzer can provides direct and indirect fire support to the forces deployed in combined arms operations.
 

 

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