170mm M1989 Koksan

Operator: North Korea
Status: In Service
Number: ~400
Cost: Unknown
Acquired: 1989
General Specs
Country of origin: North Korea
Manufacturer: North Korea
Introduced: 1983
Category Long-range self-propelled artillery
Barrel/Tube Length: Unknown
Platform: Chinese Type 59 tank chassis
Engine: Model 12150L V12 liquid-cooled diesel (520 hp)
Road Speed (km/h): 24.9 mph (40 km/h)
Length: 36.1 ft (11 m)
Width: 10.5 ft (3.2 m)
Height: 9.8 ft (3+ m)
Weight: 40 US tons (36.3 metric tons)
Caliber: 170mm
Guidance: None
Rate of Fire: 2 rounds per five minutes
Loader Type:
Range: 24.9 – 37.3 miles (40 – 60 km)
Elevation: Unknown
Traverse: 0 degrees
Sights: Unknown
Accuracy: Unknown
Crew: 6
Ammunition: High explosive (HE), frag, or chemical (12 rounds) – able to reach targets at 60 km with rocket assisted projectile
Notes: Upgrade of M1978 Koksan gun system. Design is based on Soviet coastal gun systems and the 2S7 self-propelled gun.

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