AS-90 Howitzer

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Mar 8, 2012
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3D Model Specifications
Product ID:541018
Published:
Geometry:Polygonal Quads/Tris
Polygons:4,196
Vertices:4,690
Textures:Yes
Materials:Yes
Rigged:No
Animated:No
UV Mapped:Yes
Unwrapped UVs:Mixed
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Description
AS-90
The AS-90 (Artillery System for the 1990s) is a lightly armoured self-propelled artillery piece used by the British Army. It was first delivered in 1993.[1] Its official designation is Gun Equipment 155 mm L131.

The AS-90 is used by five regiments of the Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Artillery: 1 RHA, 3 RHA, 4 Regt RA, 19 Regt RA and 26 Regt RA, replacing the 105 mm FV433 Abbot SPG, the M109 155 mm SPG or the FH-70 155 mm towed gun.

AS-90 was designed and built by the Armaments division of Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering (VSEL, owned by BAE Systems since 1999), who provided 179 vehicles from 1992 to 1995 at a cost of £300 million.

During 2008-09, the AS-90 underwent a capability enhancement program. This mostly involved replacement of electronics.

In 2002 BAE Systems were contracted to upgrade 96 British Army AS-90s to a 52 calibre gun to push the unassisted range to 30 km and with long-range ERA ammunition to 60 to 80 km.[2] However, due to the inability of the selected bi-modular charge system from Somchem of South Africa to meet the requirement for insensitive munitions this project was terminated.

Characteristics
    Crew: 5, on-board when moving (driver plus 4 gun detachment), full gun detachment 10 including driver, 4 detachment members in the turret.
    Length: 9.07 m
    Width: 3.3 m
    Height: 3.0 m
    Armour: 17 mm (maximum, steel)
    Weight: 45 tons[vague]
    Calibre: 155 mm
    Range: 24.9 km (39 cal), 30 km (52 cal) standard charges
    Rate of fire: 3 rounds in 10 seconds (burst), 6 rounds per minute for 3 minutes (intense), 2 rounds per minute for 60 minutes (sustained)
    Secondary armament: 7.62 mm L7 GPMG
    Ammunition carried: 48 projectiles and charges (31 turret and 17 hull), 1000 MG rounds
    Main Engine: Cummins VTA903T 660 bhp 90 degree, v8, 4 stroke, liquid cooled, turbo diesel,
    Max Speed: 55 km/h (Road)
    Range: 370 km or 231 mi (Road)
    Ground clearance: 0.41 m; Gradient: 60°; Vertical obstacle: 0.75 m; Trench crossing: 110 inches; Fording depth: 1.5 m

--General--
Low Poligon Game Ready Model.

--Geometry—

This model is organized cleanly and consists primarily of triangles for game developers. All pivot points and animation parts setuped and named correctly.

--Rendering—

lighting is not included.
The render of previews is setup in Default Render.
No 3rd party plugin is needed.

--Textures—
Hull+Turret+Wheels are 2048 x 1024 AS90.TGA File with alpha channel.

Tracks are 512x512 as90trk.TGA and leotrck_s.TGA Files.

Also model have an extra 128x128 Mazgal_d.TGA alpha channel texture for details.

--Scale—
This scene is modeled in real world scale.
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