Bangladesh Made Howitzer Gun: Bangladesh Army Type 62 Self-Propelled Howitzer

Bangladesh Army (BA) converted 22 Type 62 light tanks into light howitzer cannon with an Italian Oto Merla Mod56 105mm howitzer gun. All conversion processes has been done in Bangladesh by the BA engineers and technicians.

Bangladesh bought a total of 320 Type 62 light tanks from China most of which are now out of service. Among them 14 are in service with upgrades, 14 were converted to APC and other 22 has been converted to Type 62 light self-propelled howitzer gun.