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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. The M has a production weight of 3,kg and can be transported by helicopter, transporter aircraft and ship.

A decision among five companies will be made in Defense Security Cooperation Agency. The howitzer can be towed by an air-braked 4×4 vehicle greater than 2.

Retrieved 11 October United States Marine Corps portal. This marked the longest operational shot in the history of the M howitzer, and the longest operational artillery shot in history for the Marine Corps.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to M howitzer. The initial purchase is for 12 units, which may be raised to 25 units. Australian Department of Defence.

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Archived from the original on 1 April M in Logar ProvinceAfghanistan. The Saudis have purchased HMMWV vehicles to tow the guns, [ inconsistent ] haul ammunition, and carry the crews and their gear. 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.

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Archived from the original on m77a2 November Many of the 72 reported killed during the heaviest period of fighting were due to artillery fire from only two of these guns. Retrieved 18 March It made its combat debut in the War in Afghanistan. Retrieved from ” https: In the US military began fielding several upgrades to its M howitzers including new liquid crystal display units, software updates, rm power systems, and muzzle sensors for onboard ballistic computing.

Retrieved 9 March Archived from the original PDF on 15 September Archived from the original on 12 October Retrieved 12 September Sea Stallion helicopter lifts an M The Gm howitzers fire every day in support of Iraqi maneuvers, using high explosive, smoke, and illumination rounds. The system has been tested from the M howitzer. Retrieved 26 May Retrieved 4 January The Digital Fire Control System will be powered by a unique new design of m777x2 hybrid-electric engine designed and manufactured by Liquid Piston.


The Times of India. Army engineers work to create a new longer M mm howitzer under the name MER. Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Magazine. Views Read Edit View history.

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Archived from the original on 3 August Five hundred and eighty systems will be supplied to the Marines, and to the U. 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.

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The M weighs 9, pounds [ Two soldiers from FA were killed from a breech explosion and other members of their gun crew were injured while attempting to fire a M at an ISIS mortar position in Northern Iraq. Final integration and testing of the weapon is undertaken at BAE’s facility in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

The M howitzer is a towed mm t, piece. The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 24 February Retrieved 30 May Army unit to utilise m77a72 M in combat in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Retrieved 22 November Towed configuration ,777a2 the FMTV as the prime mover. Retrieved 9 May The first deliveries of MA2 began in late Canadian soldiers fire an M at Taliban fighting positions from a forward operating base in the Helmand Province.