The M is an ultra light howitzer designed and manufactured by BAE Systems. M is a mm 39 calibre towed gun which, through. TM &P, ACTIVE, 09/30/, Interactive electronic technical manual FIELD MAINTENANCE MANUAL FOR HOWITZER, MEDIUM, TOWED, M The M training man- ual, TM , states the MA2 howitzer, with its hydraulically operated breach and hydro-pneumatic recoil mechanism, is .
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Late in Canada took delivery of the six M mm lightweight towed artillery gowitzer and these were issued to the 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery.
Archived from the original PDF on 15 September Amphibious trials were carried out successfully at Little Creek. The Marine 7m77 fire every day in support of Iraqi maneuvers, using high explosive, smoke, and illumination rounds.
The MA2 also has a hard wired fuze setter which is located near the assistant gunner’s position and used to programme the Excalibur fuze prior to loading.
TM 9-1025-215-10 M777 Howitzer Operator’s Manual
Final integration and testing of the weapon is undertaken at BAE’s facility in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The howitzer can be towed by an air-braked 4×4 vehicle greater than 2. Retrieved from ” https: Its objective was to have a weapon with the same range as the US Army’s M mm towed howitzer but weighing no more than 4, kg.
Excalibur can also be fired by other towed and self-propelled artillery systems with a modified fire control system.
Barrow-in-Furness manufacture the tn cradle as well as the suspension and running gear. Retrieved 4 January The body includes two forward stabilisers and two split trails fitted with self-digging spades and dampers.
Berserk Robot, Unmanned Vehicle. Posts – 2 loner The saddle is fitted with a yoke-mounted roll screw and nut elevation gear actuated howitzdr handwheels on either side of the saddle.
The cannon tube assembly includes the cannon tube, muzzle brake, towing eye, primer feed mechanism and screw breech.
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In the baseline model, a universal sight mount is fitted on the t side but provision is made for a second sight on the right side for customers requiring a two-sight system. The MA1 will be delivered over a four-year period starting in July and running through to October Posts – 2 Mezcal Armored Vehicles Canada was the first country to deploy the M in action. A loading tray is provided to the rear of the breech, which is opened automatically.
The mm M Howitzer is the core strategic artillery system of the future, soon to become the NATO standard weapon in its class.
Mounted on either side of the body is a hydrogas suspension unit fitted with stub axle and aluminium rimmed road wheels. Both were completed in late The carriage comprises two sub-assemblies, the body and the saddle. This has a maximum range of 40 km and is accurate nowitzer 10 m.
Turangga Wheeled armoured personnel carrier. Property Value Main weapon caliber mm. Archived from the original on 15 November Anniston Army Depot begins M reset program The Digital Fire Control System will be powered by 7m77 unique new design of rotary hybrid-electric engine designed and manufactured by Liquid Piston.
Two m7777 from FA were killed from a breech explosion and other members of their gun crew were injured while attempting to fire a M at an ISIS mortar position in Northern Iraq. Retrieved 22 November The Canadian Army has a requirement for another 34 mm lightweight howitzers.