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Archer FH77 BW L52

Self-Propelled Howitzer


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Country of Origin/Used by: Sweden
First Produced/Service Dates: 2016 (Entered Service)
Manufactured by: BAE Systems Bofors
Crew:  3 (or 4 if RWS mounted)
Armament: Main: 155mm Howitzer; Secondary: M151 Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS) fitted with 5.56mm, 7.62mm, 12.7mm Machine Guns or 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher.
Engine: 6-Cylinder Turbo-Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: The Archer FH77 BW L52 Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH) is mounted on the commercially available Volvo 6x6 A30D articulated all-terrain hauler.  Norway was originally slated to purchase the Archer SPH as well, however they cancelled their order in 2013.
Data Sheet Available:   Archer FH77 BW L52 Self-Propelled Howitzer Sales Brochure (BAE Systems, Inc.)

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
    Archer FH77 BW L52 SPH Photos BAE Systems, Inc.
    Archer FH77 BW SPH Photos Jan-Willem de Boer - Netherlands
  Archer FH77 BW SPH Photo Finnish Maavoimat (Army)

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Archer FH77 BW SPH Information & Photos Army-Guide.com
Archer FH77 BW SPH Information & Photos Army-Technology.com
Archer FH77 BW SPH Information & Photos BAE Systems, Inc.

Printed

Reference Author
Svenska Armen: Vehicles of the Modern Swedish Army (Tankograd Publishing) Clemens Niesner

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