The M is an ultra light howitzer designed and manufactured by BAE Systems. M is a mm 39 calibre towed gun which, through. TM &P, ACTIVE, 09/30/, Interactive electronic technical manual FIELD MAINTENANCE MANUAL FOR HOWITZER, MEDIUM, TOWED, M The M training man- ual, TM , states the MA2 howitzer, with its hydraulically operated breach and hydro-pneumatic recoil mechanism, is .

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Artillery battery sets lethal record”. India received its first shipment comprising two howitzers on 18 May in New Delhi from United States in ready to use condition. As of early six of these were in Canada and six in Afghanistan. In the baseline model, a universal sight mount is fitted on the left side but provision is made for a second sight on the right side for customers requiring a two-sight system.

Posts – 3 joshtcohen Property Value Main weapon howitaer mm. Final integration and testing of the weapon is undertaken at BAE’s facility in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.


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In Junethe M in its A2 configuration was assigned to the U. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Accessed 27 March In Maythe Canadian government ordered a further 25 Ms, bringing the total to US Army looking towa Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Magazine.

Retrieved 11 October This has a maximum range of 40 km and is accurate to 10 m. A small hydraulic hand pump is installed at each wheel station to raise and lower the system into and out of action. Howitzed the spring of the project definition was completed. Archived from the original on 3 August Views Read Edit View history.

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In Maythe U. The mm M Howitzer is the core strategic artillery system of the future, soon to become the NATO standard weapon in its class.

Retrieved 4 November The mm Lightweight Howitzer was m777 developed as a private venture.

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A decision among five companies will be made in A loading tray is provided to the rear of the breech, which is opened automatically. Some of the parts perform two functions, for example the Horstman Defence Systems designed hydropneumatic suspension system also operates as a hydraulic jack. Retrieved 12 September BAE Systems Land Systems is considering future options, which could include a flick rammer, but the aim for the present is to keep the weapon as simple as possible.


In the end the former was selected. This requirement has now lapsed but details are provided in the self-propelled gun and howitzers wheeled section as the prototype still exists.

Posts – 8 joshtcohen Retrieved 24 February US, Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer The body includes two forward stabilisers and two split trails howitzeer with self-digging spades and dampers.

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