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K9 Thunder Self-Propelled Howitzer

Vehicle Type

Self-propelled Howitzer

Country

South Korea

Manufacturer

Samsung Techwin

Operators

Republic of Korea Armed Forces; Turkish Army

Crew

Four

Combat Weight

46.3t

Length (W/Armament)

12m

Width

3.4m

Height

3.5m

Maximum Speed

67km/h

Cruising Range

>360km

Ground Clearance

Over 0.41m

Gradient

60%

Side Slope

30%

Vertical Obstacle

0.75m

Cannon Length

155mm, 52caliber

Maximum Firing Rate

6-8 rounds/min for 3 minutes

On-board Ammunition

48 rounds

Firing Range

Over 40km

Type

MT881Ka-500

Power

1,000hp

Power-to-Weight Ratio

21.6hp/ton

Transmission

X1100-5A3
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