The German army began testing the RCH 155 wheeled self-propelled gun, it was made on the basis of the Boxer armored personnel carrier and equipped with a turret from the Panzerhaubitze 2000

The German army has begun testing a new generation of wheeled self-propelled artillery -

RCH 155.

What is known

This was reported by Welt.Howitzer testing will last until May. The Bundeswehr then plans to purchase howitzers for its army. By the way, Ukraine became the first customer of the ACS RCH 155. Deliveries of howitzers should begin in 2025.

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RCH 155 is a modern 155 mm self-propelledan artillery mount based on the Boxer wheeled armored personnel carrier and with a turret from the Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled guns. The howitzer is produced by the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW). The installation crew consists of two people. The RCH-155 is capable of firing while riding. The maximum firing range is 54 km, and the rate is 9 rounds per minute. The car weighs 39 tons. Thanks to the 815 hp engine. RCH-155 can accelerate up to 100 km/h.

Source: Welt