Inside the Army - October 8, 2018

Army eyeing new high-mobility howitzer acquisition for Stryker units in 2020s

By Jason Sherman  
October 5, 2018 at 5:44 PM
The Army is soliciting industry for information on a potential replacement for its Stryker Brigade Combat Teams' towed cannons, a prelude to a potential "High Mobility SBCT Howitzer" program the service is considering launching in the early 2020s. On Oct. 1, the Army published a market survey that aims to support Joint Program Office Towed Artillery Systems "to identify potential solutions for a highly mobile system replacement for the M777 towed howitzers currently fielded to the Army's Stryker Brigade Combat...

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