Army raises future monthly 155mm artillery shell production target from 70K to 85K

By Jason Sherman / March 28, 2023 at 5:09 PM
HUNTSVILLE, AL -- The Army is raising the planned future monthly procurement target of 155mm artillery shells to 85,000 by 2028 -- a goal 20% higher than the 70,000-rounds-a-month goal by 2025 previously set by service Secretary Christine Wormuth -- by building more North American production capacity. Army Under Secretary Gabe Camarillo revealed the new target in a speech at the Association of the U.S. Army's conference here, noting the Pentagon’s fiscal year 2024 budget request includes $1.4 billion to...

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