Army penetration divisions will field ERCA as fourth howitzer battalion

By Ethan Sterenfeld / January 25, 2022 at 10:25 AM
The Army plans to provide an Extended Range Cannon Artillery battalion as a supplement to existing artillery units in its heaviest divisions, which have three armored brigades, according to an official at the Combined Arms Center. “Right now, the decision is that the penetration divisions will receive an ERCA battalion,” Paul Reese, director of the Center’s fielded force integration directorate, said in a Jan. 20 interview. The 1st Cavalry Division will pilot the penetration division structure in the summer of...

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