AS90 is a 155mm self-propelled gun that equips six Field Regiments of
the Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Artillery. Fitted with a standard
AS90 can fire the NATO L15 unassisted 155mm projectile (96lbs) 24.7 km.
long (52 Calibre) barrel the gun can reach out to 30 km using standard
ammunition, and 60-80 km with Extended Range (ERA). AS90 is equipped
autonomous Navigation and Gun Laying system (AGLS) based on the
inertial navigation system, the Dynamic Reference Unit (DRU). All main
functions are controlled by the Turret Control Computer (TCC).
Height to turret roof 2.49m
Ground clearance 0.41m
Main armament 1 x L31 39-calibre ordnance
Ammunition carried 48 x 155mm rounds
Secondary armament 1 x 7.62 GPMG on turret for air defence.
Engine Cummins VTA903T turbocharged V8 660bhp diesel.