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Wanshan WS2300

Special wheeled chassis

Wanshan WS2300 6x6

The Wanshan WS2300 is a 6x6 version of the larger WS2400

 
 
Entered service 1999 (?)
Configuration 6x6
Cab seating 1 + 5 (?)
Dimensions and weight
Weight (empty) 14 t
Payload capacity 16 t
Length ~ 9.5 m
Width ~ 3 m
Height ~ 3 m
Mobility
Engine Deutz diesel
Engine power 325 hp
Maximum road speed 80 km/h
Range ~ 800 km
Maneuverability
Gradient 60%
Side slope 30%
Vertical step 0.5 m
Trench ~ 0.5 m
Fording 1.2 m

 

   The Wanshan WS2300 is a Chinese special wheeled chassis with 6x6 configuration. Essentially it is a 6x6 version of the larger WS2400 8x8 special wheeled chassis. Some sources report that production of the WS2300 commenced in 1999. It is produced by Wanshan Special Vehicle Factory.

   The WS2300 has a payload capacity of 16 000 kg. This heavy-duty high mobility vehicle is used as a TEL for two P12 short-range ballistic missiles. Also there is a command post or workshop version. It is likely that the WS2300 chassis is also used for other applications in Chinese military.

   This truck has a 4-door cab. It accommodates driver plus around 5 passengers.

   This special wheeled chassis uses some German technology. Vehicle is powered by a Deutz turbocharged diesel engine, developing 325 hp. This engine is license-produced in China Engine is mated to ZF automatic transmission. Vehicle has a full-time all-wheel drive. It is also fitted with a central tyre inflation system. Tyre pressure can be adjusted by the driver while the vehicle is on the move, to suit the terrain type that is being crossed.

   Vehicle can operate in climatic conditions, ranging from -40C to +50C.

 

 
Wanshan WS2300 6x6

Wanshan WS2300 6x6

Wanshan WS2300 6x6

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