Live-fire testing of prototype 155mm cannons eyes next-gen highly mobile artillery fleet

By Jason Sherman / November 30, 2022 at 3:10 PM
The Army will begin experimenting with prototype big guns in the Arizona desert next week to assess the potential for mounting artillery on wheeled vehicles, conducting live-fire tests of extended-range, soft-recoil technology paired with new tubes, including a Next-Generation Cannon, to possibly replace towed systems now vulnerable to counterbattery fire. Last month, AM General delivered to the Army’s program manager for towed artillery systems a pair of Extended Range Soft Recoil systems for live fire and mobility testing at Yuma...

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