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Type 60 107 mm self-propelled mortar
107ミリ自走迫撃砲.JPG
Type 60 107 mm self-propelled mortar on outdoor display
Type Mortar carrier
Place of origin Japan
Service history
In service 1960 – 2002
Used by Japan
Production history
Designed 1958
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Produced 1960
Number built 18
Specifications
Weight 12.9 tonnes (14.2 short tons)
Length 4.85 metres (15.9 ft)
Width 2.40 metres (7.9 ft)
Height 1.70 metres (5.6 ft)
Crew 5

Caliber 107 millimetres (4.2 in)

Armor aluminum alloy
Primary
armament
1x M2 4.2 inch mortar
Secondary
armament
1x M2HB 12.7 mm machine gun
Engine Mitsubishi 8HA21WT 8-cylinder diesel
220 horsepower (220 PS)
Suspension torsion bar
Operational
range
230 kilometres (140 mi)
Speed 41 kilometres per hour (25 mph)

The Type 60 107 mm self-propelled mortar (60式自走107mm迫撃砲 roku-maru-shiki-jisou-107mm-hakugeki-hou?) was a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) tracked armored mortar carrier that based on JGSDF Type 60 Armoured Personnel Carrier Type SU-II. The official abbreviation for the vehicle is 107MSP and also known as SX in JGSDF. The Type 60 has been replaced by newer Type 96 since mid-to-late 1990s.

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