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SA Forces Vehicle Specifications
These specifications are compiled from a database of specifications that I have been working on for some time. Still very much a Work in Progress, though...
 
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i.VehicleG-6 155mm SP Gun/Howitzer Sexton     
ii.TypeSelf-Propelled Guns Self-Propelled Guns     
iii.Image    
 
Vehicle Specifications
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a.VehicleG-6 155mm SP Gun/Howitzer Sexton     
b.Weight46 t 25 tons (25.86 tonnes)     
c.Length9.2 m (hull); 10.4 m (gun forward) 20 ft 1 in (6.12 m)     
d.Width3,3 m 8 ft 11 in( 2.71 m)     
e.Height3,25 m 8 ft (2.44 m)     
f.Crew6 6 (Commander, Driver, Gunner, Gun-Layer, Loader, Wireless Operator)     
g.ArmourSteel; can withstand artillery shrapnel and up to 20mm MG fire; increased protection against land mines up to 32 mm     
h.Primary Armament155 mm 45 calibre gun Ordnance QF 25 pounder (87.6 mm) Mk II 105 rounds (mostly HE) carried on board     
i.Secondary Armament7,62 mm or 12,7 mm machine gun; eight 81 mm smoke grenade launchers Two 0.303 (7.7 mm) Bren light machine guns 50 30-round magazines     
j.EngineAir cooled diesel 386 kW Continental R-975 9 cylinder Radial gasoline 400 hp (298 kW)     
k.Power/Weight      
l.SuspensionWheeled 6x6 Vertical volute spring     
m.TransmissionAuto or manual 6 speed with torque converter     
n.BrakesPower assisted with drums on all wheels; crawl brake, retarder, exhaust brake and parking brake      
o.Tyres21 x 25 fitted with run flat elements      
p.Track2,8 m      
q.Wheelbase      
r.DrivelinePropshafts and differentials      
s.Operating Range 600 km (on road) 125 miles+ (200 km)[     
t.Speed-Offroad30 km/h 25 mph (40 km/h)     
u.Speed-Road85 km/h 25 mph (40 km/h)     
v.Fuel Capacity700 litres 682 litres     
w.Fuel Consumption 377 litres/100km     
x.Fuel TypeDiesel Petrol (R)     
y.Clearance0.45 m      
zGradient18°      
za.Side Slope13.5°/30% (static)      
zb.Vertical Step0,5 m      
zc.Trench1,5 m      
zd.Fording1 m      

Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET

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