We have FV433 Abbot Self-propelled guns for sale and hire. We may also be interested in buying your Abbot.
Type Self-propelled artillery Place of origin United Kingdom Service history In service 1965-1995 Used by British Army, Indian Army Production history Manufacturer Vickers Specifications Weight 16.56 t (loaded without crew) Length (gun forward) 5.8 m (20 ft) Width 2.6 m (8 ft 6 in) Height 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in) Crew Detachment of 6 (No. 1 Commander, No 2 - Loader & radio operator, No 3 - Layer, No 4 - Driver & Ammunition Handler, No 5 - Ammunition handler, No 6 - Second in command, and responsible for ammunition preparation. Nos 1 - 3 were turret crew, Nos 5 and 6 travelled in ammunition vehicle) Armour 10 and 12 mm plate Main armament 105 mm L13A1 gun, 40 rounds (including 6 rounds HESH) carried Secondary armament 7.62 mm L4A4 MG with 1,200 rounds, smoke dischargers Engine Rolls-Royce K60 Mk 4G multi-fuel opposed piston engine 240 bhp @ 3750 rpm Power/weight 6.9lb/bhp Suspension torsion bar 5 units per side Operational range 480 km (300 mi) Speed 47 km/h (29 mph)
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