Defense

U.S. Military needs new 155mm artillery system


The U.S. Military this week took one other step towards changing the present fleet of towed howitzers, releasing a request for proposals for extra cell, deadly, and survivable 155mm artillery methods.

The Pentagon is in search of trade options which are capable of meet U.S. Military future necessities of the 155mm cell howitzer program.

On Jul. 30, the Military posted a solicitation on the U.S. authorities’s important contracting web site, for distributors to take part in a Shoot-Off Analysis regarding the way forward for the Military’s cell howitzer effort at Yuma Proving Floor, Arizona in FY2021.

Additionally added that the US Authorities acknowledges the chance of US ammunition compatibility with overseas cannon methods, so the USG will present a M776 Cannon Meeting, at present used on M777 Towed Howitzer and certified with all US ammunition, to distributors who want to put it to use of their Shoot-off Analysis system. Offering the M776 Cannon as Authorities Furnished Gear is contingent upon the contractor having a viable integration idea for its use.

On the similar time, a collaborative group from AM Common and The Mandus Group growing new 155mm ahead recoiling howitzer mounted on an FMTV ( Household of Medium Tactical Autos), known as the Brutus.

Howitzer is able to utilizing a variety of ammunition for deployment in opposition to protected and unprotected targets, to create counter-mobility obstacles to dam the manoeuvres of enemy armoured forces and to obscure or illuminate an space.

No additional particulars on the howitzer have been launched however famous that the U.S. Military serious about new, extra cell, light-weight artillery items.