Army commissions prototype 155mm artillery mounted on FMTV

By Jason Sherman / November 30, 2023 at 4:47 PM
The Army is exploring an Extended-Range Soft-Recoil cannon on a Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles truck to test the limits and capabilities of 155mm artillery fired from a highly mobile platform and commissioned a full-scale demonstrator as part of determining how best to replace towed systems now vulnerable to counterbattery fire. In mid-September, the Army awarded AM General a $31 million contract to execute the second phase of a development effort launched in July 2022 for the Extended Range Soft...

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