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 .

Author: Felabar Jushicage
Country: Uganda
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Software
Published (Last): 22 February 2010
Pages: 188
PDF File Size: 19.52 Mb
ePub File Size: 10.63 Mb
ISBN: 888-6-52250-168-2
Downloads: 6795
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dair

In the summer they made a significant contribution during the Battle of Panjwaii when a small number of rounds were used to huge effect on Taliban elements retreating from the battle area. In Maythe U. ZPT99 Fire support vehicle.

M777 howitzer

The cradle includes four rm titanium tubes, an accumulator, two recoil cylinders and balancing gear. The initial purchase is for 12 units, which may be raised to 25 units. Posts – 3 joshtcohen Archived from the original on 1 April Posts – 8 joshtcohen QN Fire support vehicle.

Final integration and testing of the weapon is undertaken at BAE’s facility in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Tn was the first operational deployment of the M Marines from the 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment stationed at Twentynine Palms, California, were the first unit to receive the M The Canadian Army has a requirement for another 34 mm lightweight howitzers.

Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Magazine. Posts – 1 mspv-armored-vehicles Some of the parts perform two functions, for example the Horstman Defence Systems designed hydropneumatic suspension system also operates as a hydraulic jack. In early these were deployed by Canada to Afghanistan in support of operation Archer.

TM 9-1025-215-10 M777 Howitzer Operator’s Manual

Retrieved 13 May BAE Systems Land Systems has proposed a complete family of mm weapons based on the M, as well as the mm M with 39 calibre barrel now in howitxer in the US. Barrow-in-Furness manufacture the upper cradle as well as the suspension and running gear.


Army and National Guard. Accessed 27 March A small hydraulic hand pump is installed at each wheel station to raise and lower the system into and out of action.

Amphibious trials were carried out successfully at Little Creek. Retrieved 26 May The MA1 will be delivered over a four-year period starting in July and running through to October hoaitzer Two soldiers 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.

It can be internally transported in a number of transport aircraft including the C, C, C-5 howitser C Transall. The construction of the M makes extensive use of titanium and titanium castings, enabling a weight reduction of 3,kg 7,lb compared to the M howitzer which it replaces in the US Army and USMC inventory. In Maythe Canadian government ordered a further 25 Ms, bringing the total to The M uses a digital fire-control system similar to that found on self-propelled howitzers such as the MA6 Paladin to provide navigation, pointing and self-location, allowing it to be put into action quickly.

The M weighs 9, pounds [ Wikimedia Commons has media related to M howitzer.

Army Publishing Directorate

Pages with citations lacking titles Pages with citations having bare URLs CS1 Portuguese-language sources t All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from July Use British English from March Use dmy dates from March All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles hhowitzer unsourced statements from March Wikipedia articles in need of updating from March All Wikipedia articles in need of updating Inconsistent articles Commons category link is on Wikidata Articles containing video clips.


Retrieved 9 May In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Artillery battery sets lethal record”. This marked the longest operational shot in the history of the M howitzer, and the longest operational artillery shot in history for the Marine Corps.

Retrieved 4 January The US Army is expected howifzer take delivery of systems and the US Marine Corpsas the replacement for the current in-service and much heavier mm M towed howitzer.

This requirement has now lapsed but details howitezr provided in the self-propelled gun and howitzers wheeled section as the prototype still exists.

India received its first shipment comprising two howitzers on 18 May in New Delhi from United States in ready to use condition. This has a maximum range of 40 km and is accurate to 10 m. Archived from the original PDF on 13 September In Septemberthe main board gave approval to build two prototypes of the system, which is today called the mm Lightweight Howitzer. Archived from the original on 15 November Australia – MA2 mm Lightweight Howitzers Retrieved 24 February Retrieved 27 January The Marine howitzers fire every day in support of Iraqi maneuvers, using high explosive, smoke, and howitzee rounds.

Late in Canada took delivery of the six M mm lightweight towed artillery weapons and these were issued to the 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery.