Army considering alternatives to autoloader for ERCA

By Ethan Sterenfeld / August 18, 2021 at 1:00 PM
The Army could use robotic technology from the Fire Faster initiative in the Extended Range Cannon Artillery in place of the government-designed autoloader, according to the director of the Long-Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team. Development continues on the autoloader, and it still could be included in the ERCA, Brig. Gen. John Rafferty said in an Aug. 11 interview with Inside Defense . But it will be evaluated against proposals from the five companies remaining in Fire Faster. Previous Army statements...

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