U.S. Looks For Longer-Range But Still Mobile Artillery

The U.S. is redesigning 155-mm artillery weapons with the goal of more than doubling their range. An important focus is the M777A2 howitzer, deployed by the Army and Marine Corps, which has a range of 30 km (18.6 mi.). Lengthening the barrel 6 ft. and upgrading munitions will extend the range to 70...

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