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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 PDF m77 13 September Retrieved 30 May It made its combat debut in the War in Afghanistan.
Retrieved 24 February 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. Archived from the original on 3 August Defense Security Cooperation Agency. A decision among five companies will be made in The M has a production weight of 3,kg and can be transported by helicopter, transporter aircraft and ship.
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Canadian soldiers fire an M at Taliban fighting positions from a forward operating base in the Helmand Province. Many of the 72 reported killed during the heaviest period of fighting were due to artillery fire from only two of these guns. Army and National Guard. Retrieved 5 May Archived from the original on 22 June The Times of India. Retrieved 16 October Pages with m77 lacking titles Pages with citations having bare URLs CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt All articles lacking reliable references K777 lacking reliable references from July Use British English from March Use dmy dates from N777 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.
Army unit to utilise the M in combat in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The howitzer can be towed by an air-braked 4×4 7m77 greater than 2. M in Logar ProvinceAfghanistan. Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Magazine. Wikimedia Commons has media related to M howitzer.
Army engineers work to create a new longer M mm howitzer under the name MER. The Christian Science Monitor. Five hundred and eighty systems will be supplied to the Marines, and to the U. Sea Stallion helicopter lifts an M In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 9 May 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. Retrieved 11 October 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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The first deliveries of MA2 began in late 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 Maythe U. 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. Retrieved 26 May India received its first shipment comprising two howitzers on 18 May in New Delhi from United States in ready to use condition.
The M howitzer is a towed mm artillery piece. The Digital Fire Control System will be powered by a unique new design of rotary hybrid-electric engine designed and manufactured by Liquid Piston. The system has been tested from the M howitzer.