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Esper: Army pushing to get long-range fires, EW capability back in force

November 8, 2018 at 2:45 PM
Army Secretary Mark Esper said today he is focused on putting key capabilities that have been lost during years of counterinsurgency operations back in the force, as well as adding new ones. During a discussion at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, Esper said the Army is working to rebuild its long-range artillery capability to compete with Russia. The service adjusted its requirements for a new high-priority cannon for its self-propelled artillery fleet, called the Extended Range Cannon Artillery,...

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