China’s Norinco delivers SH-15 howitzers to Pakistan

China North Industries Group Corporation Limited (Norinco) delivered the second batch of SH-15 155 mm/52 calibre wheeled self-propelled howitzer (SPH) based on a Shaanxi 6×6 truck to the Pakistan Army.

According to images posted on Chinese social media Weibo, Norinco is seen delivering the second batch of 56 SH-15 howitzers to Pakistan in a ceremony. The SH-15 is an export designation of the PCL-181 155 mm wheeled SPH produced by Norinco.

In 2019, Pakistan signed a contract with Norinco to deliver 236 SH-15s. The first batch was delivered in January 2022. The number of howitzers received in the first batch is not known. On 23 March 2022, the Pakistan Army unveiled its SH-15 howitzer during the Pakistan Day parade held at the Shakarparian Parade Ground in Islamabad, the country’s capital.






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