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Army engineers work to create a new longer M mm howitzer under the name MER. Archived from the original on 1 April Archived from the original on 12 October Many of the 72 reported killed during the heaviest period of fighting were due to artillery fire from only two of these guns. In the US military began fielding several upgrades to its M howitzers including new liquid crystal display units, software updates, improved power systems, and muzzle sensors for onboard ballistic computing.
In Maythe U.
The construction of the M makes extensive use of titanium and titanium castings, enabling a weight reduction of 3,kg 7,lb compared to the M howitzer which it replaces in the US Army and USMC inventory.
M in Logar ProvinceAfghanistan. Retrieved 24 February It made its combat debut in the War in Afghanistan. Retrieved 18 March The M uses a digital fire-control system similar to that found on self-propelled howitzers such as the MA6 Paladin to provide navigation, pointing and self-location, allowing it to be put into action quickly.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved 5 May Retrieved from ” https: Defense Security Cooperation Agency. Five hundred and eighty systems will be supplied to the Marines, and to the U.
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Prime contract management is based in Barrow-in-Furness in the United Kingdom as well as manufacture and assembly of the titanium structures and associated recoil components. Archived from the original on 3 August In the summer they made a significant contribution during the Battle of Panjwaii when a small number of rounds were used to huge effect on Taliban elements retreating from the battle area. Retrieved 11 October Pages with citations lacking titles Pages with citations having bare URLs CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from July Use British English from March Use dmy dates from March All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles with unsourced statements from March Wikipedia articles in need of updating from March All Wikipedia articles in need of updating Inconsistent articles Commons category link is on Wikidata Articles containing video clips.
The howitzer can be towed by an air-braked 4×4 vehicle greater than 2. Retrieved 27 January Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Magazine.
Retrieved 12 September Retrieved 21 December The Saudis have purchased HMMWV vehicles to tow the guns, [ inconsistent ] haul ammunition, and carry the crews and their gear. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Retrieved 16 October Final integration and testing of the weapon is undertaken at BAE’s facility in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. A decision among five companies will be made in Wikimedia Commons has media related to M howitzer.
The M weighs 9, pounds [ Views Read M77 View history. In Maythe Canadian government ordered a further 25 Ms, bringing the total to United States Marine Corps portal. The initial purchase is for 12 units, which may be raised to 25 units. Sea Stallion helicopter lifts an M Accessed 27 March The Times of India. Retrieved 30 May India received its first shipment comprising two howitzers on 18 May in New Delhi from United States in ready to use condition. Archived from the original on 22 June Artillery battery sets lethal record”.
This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Army and National Guard. Retrieved 26 May Retrieved 9 May