For data and forecasts on current programs please visit www. or call +1 April M mm Self -Propelled Gun -. The M mm self-propelled Gun was largely deployed in NATO areas and its ammunition was commonly used throughout NATO forces. One such artillery piece is the M self-propelled howitzer. This mm artillery piece entered service in , alongside the M
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M107 self-propelled gun
In addition to its use in performing maintenance on the M and M, and for recovery of damaged or inoperable vehicles, this vehicle has seen wide use in a variety of engineering roles. The gunner controls deflection the horizontal direction in which the gun ,107 pointing. Designed to be part of a common family of weapons utilising the same chassis components, the M and M were essentially the same vehicle mounting different barrels.
The IDF acquired over vehicles. Israeli M at Latrun museum.
In other words, the tube that has been autofrettaged will be capable of k107 a higher internal ballistic pressure than its non-autofrettaged counterpart without going to a thicker tube wall. Though in an ironic twist of fate, the Soviet Union developed and fielded equivalents to both a towed and self-propelled mm gun – the mm S and mm 2S7 Pionrespectively.
June 26, at 9: When retubing was done at the battalion level, the M Light Recovery Vehicle was used. It was also widely used at the end of the war by South-Vietnamese Forces and proved itself in several occasions, notably at the siege of Khe Sanh in 1775mm Inclusions tended to contribute 1m07 the faster crack growth – and brittle failure mode.
Retrieved 15 January Although this system is no longer in service with the U. The mm T and the mm T A mm field gun in the case of the M and mm howitzer in the case of the M The M self-propelled mm.
US Army M107 175mm gun at Nui Dat – Photo supplied by Mal Brand 
1755mm Already in Aprila mm M gun tube failed during firing in Vietnam at a total of Equivalent Full Charge EFC rounds and the failure was attributed to fatigue.
Sign In Sign Out. The artillery piece and servants were well protected by a turret-like superstructure but it was quite heavy, at 44 tons, but had a gasoline engine which gave reduced range and could cause possible explosion hazards.
The Ms operated by Iran also saw extensive combat service, and were used throughout the Mm107 War alongside mm M Koksansin the later years of the war. The firing of the mm self-propelled guns on 19 November in Vietnam 715mm the first time ever fired in combat. The engine had an attached hydraulic pump used to traverse the turret with a manual backup hand crank. M is equipped with infra-red equipment for the night vision.
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This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat This brought the Army to build a new series of self-propelled guns, lighter and transportable by air, derive from the same frame and some same mounting. This led the U.
The number one cannoneer was in charge of the breach and ramming of the round and powder load. This long-range advantage, along with its ability to rapidly move from 157mm previous position, made it an effective weapon for destroying North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong command-and-control sites, communications facilities and supply-trains, while evading counter-battery fire from its longest-range Soviet counterparts in service with North Vietnam. M Howitzer in Yuma, The primary purpose of the hydraulic pump was putting the barrel into battery, ramming ammunition and charges, raising mm107 lowering the rear spade, rapid coarse deflection adjustment by the gunner and rapid coarse elevation adjustments by the assistant gunner.
Big gun, big swear. Given the amount of firing on-going, this was a potential crisis for field units, and the impact was heard at the Secretary of Defense level. Although withdrawn from U.
US Army M mm gun at Nui Dat – Photo supplied by Mal … | Flickr
Additional tubes were added over the next few months. Total weight, with the engine, gun barrel, mounting and associated systems was 28 tons, but the hull itself was probably not over tons. M armored recovery vehicle, also uses the same chassis as the M