Phlox Floks 120mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer / mortar carrier
 
 
 
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Description
The Phlox (Floks) is 120mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer / mortar carrier developed and designed by the Russian JSC Central Research Institute Burevestnik, a subdivision of UralVagonZavod. The Phlox was unveiled during Army 2016, the International Military Technical Forum which was held near Moscow (Russia) from the 6 to 11 September 2016. The Phlox is an artillery system which combines the capacities to be used as mortar and howitzer. This artillery system is designed to conduct fire missions against stationary and moving targets by mortar shells and high-precision projectiles. It can be used for direct and indirect fire. According to a contract signed with the Russian MoD (Ministry of Defense), the company is to conduct the trials of the 120mm Flox SPG before September 2018. This new vehicle is marketed by Uralvagonzavod to response on new request of international military market and for the Russian armed forces.
 
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Technical Data
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Armament
The main armament of the Phlox artillery system consists of one 120mm mortar/howitzer which can fires mortar bombs or artillery shells. It can fire a full range of ammunition as HE (High Explosive) projectile, guided projectile and HE mortar rounds. With mortar ammunition, the Phlox has a maximum range of 7.5 km and 13 km with artillery shells. The main armament is mounted at the rear of a truck chassis with an elevation from -5° to 80° and a traverse of around 35°. The gun has a rate of fire from 8 to 10 projectiles per minute. On the top of the crew cab is mounted a remotely operated weapon station which can be armed with a 7.62mm or one 12.7mm machine gun. A bank of four smoke grenade dischargers is mounted on each side of the crew cab roof. The Phlox vehicle carries a total of 80 ammunition, with 28 rounds ready to use. In firing position, the 120mm mortar/cannon is loaded manually by two operators located at the rear of the truck.
Design and protection
The 120mm Phlox artillery system is based on a 6x6 truck chassis with a crew cab a the front and the 120mm artillery weapon at the rear. It has a crew of four including driver, commander and two operators. The crew cab is protected against the firing of small arms and shell splinters. There is two single doors on each side of the crew cabin fitted with bulletproof windows with firing port in the center. The truck carries a total of 80 ammunition, with 16 rounds stored in a box located at the right side of the truck chassis, the remaining ammunition are located in a small shelter located at the rear of the crew cab.
Mobility
The 120mm Phlox artillery system is based on a modified 6x6 cross-country truck chassis Ural-4320. This truck is motorized with a turbocharged diesel engine, developing 300 hp. coupled to a five-speed gearbox. The truck can run at a maximum speed of 75 km/h with a maximum cruising range of 1,000 km.
Accessories
The 120mm Phlox artillery system is fitted with a Shtora-like electro-optical jammer that disrupts antitank guided missiles, laser rangefinders and target designators. The Phlox is also fitted with an autonomous power supply unit to operate the main armament when the main engine is out of work. Standard accessories of the vehicle includes a central tire inflation system, NBC protection system, heating and navigation and orientation system. The crew cabin is also fitted with computerized firing control system.
 
Specifications
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Armament
One 120mm mortar/cannon and one remotely operated weapon station armed with a 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine gun
Country users
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Designer Country
Russia
Accessories
Jammer system, power supply, central tyre inflation system, NC protection ystem, heating, navigation system,fire control system,
Crew
4
Armor
Protection against firing of small arms and shell splinters
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Weight
20,000 kg
Speed truck
75 km/h
Range truck
1,000 km
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Phlox Flox 120mm self-propelled howitzer mortar carrier technical data sheet specifications pictures video  information description intelligence identification photos images Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
 
Phlox Flox 120mm self-propelled howitzer mortar carrier technical data sheet specifications pictures video  information description intelligence identification photos images Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
Phlox Flox 120mm self-propelled howitzer mortar carrier technical data sheet specifications pictures video  information description intelligence identification photos images Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
   
Phlox Flox 120mm self-propelled howitzer mortar carrier technical data sheet specifications pictures video  information description intelligence identification photos images Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
Phlox Flox 120mm self-propelled howitzer mortar carrier technical data sheet specifications pictures video  information description intelligence identification photos images Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
 
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