According to Hammer of War on November 16, 2023, the Ethiopian Armed Forces recently showcased a part of their 32 SH-15 155mm self-propelled howitzers manufactured by the Chinese company Norinco. The aim was to manufacture a range of artillery platforms mounted on truck chassis specifically for export purposes. Introduced in 2017 as a successor to the SH-1, the SH-15, a 6x6 155mm self-propelled howitzer, gained recognition as an export success. The SH-15 is armed with a 155mm/52 caliber gun, ensuring compatibility with various rounds, including high-explosive, armor-piercing, and smoke rounds. Featuring a semi-automatic loading system, the SH-15 achieves a firing rate of up to 6 rounds per minute.
Source: Ethiopian News November 20, 2023 13:40 UTC