M102 Howitzer

M102 Howitzer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. First introduced during the Vietnam War, the M102 was the light-towed 105 mm howitzer used by the United States Army in the Vietnam War, the First Gulf War, and most recently in the Iraq War.The M102 105mm howitzer is used in air mobile (helicopter) and light infantry operations. The weapon carriage is lightweight welded aluminum, mounted on a variable recoil mechanism.The weapon is manually loaded and positioned, and can be towed by a 2 ton truck or High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), can be transported by UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, or can be dropped by parachute with airborne units.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 290g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136586711
  • 9786136586717