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A decision among five companies will be made in This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Retrieved 5 May The Marine howitzers fire every day in support of Iraqi maneuvers, using high explosive, smoke, and illumination rounds. Retrieved 22 November M in Logar ProvinceAfghanistan.

M777 howitzer

Retrieved 11 October Army unit to utilise the M777w2 in combat in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Archived from the original on 12 October Army engineers work to create a new longer M mm howitzer under the name MER. Retrieved 13 May Towed configuration with the FMTV as the prime mover.

Australian Department of Defence. The M weighs 9, pounds [ Canadian soldiers fire an M at Taliban fighting positions from a forward operating base in the Helmand Province. Retrieved 9 March The Digital Fire Control System will be powered by a unique new design of rotary hybrid-electric engine designed and manufactured by Liquid Piston.


Archived from the original on 22 June The M howitzer is a towed mm artillery piece. Retrieved 4 November Archived from the original on 3 August Artillery battery sets lethal record”. 7m77a2 4 January The M has a production weight of 3,kg and can be transported by helicopter, transporter aircraft and ship. Retrieved 27 January The first deliveries of MA2 began in late Retrieved 16 October Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Magazine.

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The initial purchase is for 12 units, which may be raised to 25 units. In the summer they made a significant contribution during the Battle of Panjwaii when a small number of rounds hm used to huge effect on Taliban elements retreating from the battle area.

m7777a2 The construction of the M makes extensive use of titanium and titanium castings, enabling a weight m777s2 of 3,kg 7,lb compared to the M howitzer which it replaces in the US Army and USMC inventory. 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.


Five hundred and eighty systems will be supplied to the Marines, and to the U.

M howitzer – Wikipedia

The Christian Science Monitor. Accessed 27 March Many of the 72 reported killed during the heaviest period of fighting were due to artillery fire from only two of these guns. The howitzer can be towed by an air-braked 4×4 vehicle greater than 2.

Final integration and testing of the weapon is undertaken at BAE’s facility in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. In Junethe M in its A2 configuration was assigned to the U. Retrieved 9 May