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Pfc. Erik Park from San Mateo, Calif., fires his M-777 155mm howitzer. Park, who is in 3rd Platoon, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, is the number one man on the five-man numbered team that operates the massive weapon system. He was 12 years old on 911.

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Revealed: The US Army Is Developing the Ultimate 'Big Gun' | The National Interest Blog The Army is cooking up a suite of improvements could double the range of the existing M-777 howitzer. Right now the 155-millimeter gun, in service with the Army and Marines, can lob shells at targets up to 18 miles away.

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https://flic.kr/p/KBWMA | afghanistan | 070413-A-6669H-002 SANGIN, Afghanistan – British soldiers fire an M-777 155mm Howitzer field artillery gun at identified Taliban fighting positions near the Sangin District center area from a undisclosed Forward Operating Base in Helmand Province April 13. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Keith D. Henning) www.army.mil

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M777 howitzer.El M777 es un obús remolcado desarrollado por el grupo británico Vickers, y es producido por BAE Systems Land & Armaments en los EE.UU. Está en proceso de sustitución del obús M198 en el cuerpo de marines y el ejército de Estados Unidos.

Members of 3rd Platoon, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, work at dislodging their M-777 155mm howitzer from the three-foot deep hole it dug its spades into after firing several rocket-assisted projectiles, Sept. 4. The huge weapon weighs 9,000 pounds and can launch projectiles over 30 kilometers.

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As part of Exercise Northern Strike, soldiers respond to a call for fire by firing the M 777 "Howitzer" 155 mm. This equipment can become a part of your training as a Guard soldier.

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Army to induct howitzers from mid-2017 - Modi govt buries Bofors ghost, acquires 145 M-777 ultra-light howitzers from US

Slideshow : Army to induct howitzers from mid-2017 - Modi govt buries Bofors ghost, acquires 145 M-777 ultra-light howitzers from US - The Economic Times