Stars and Stripes stripes.com 23 Dec, 2020 14:15 am

New Army cannon hits target 43 miles away in test

New Army cannon hits target 43 miles away in test
For the Army, extending the reach of its cannons is a priority as it seeks to counter advanced potential adversaries like Russia and China.

Army fired three M982A1 Excalibur weapons from its Extended Range Cannon Artillery prototype, with one round striking a direct hit a target at a range of 43.Army cannon has hit a target 43.The weapon hit its target on the third attempt.“I don’t think our adversaries have the ability to hit a target on the nose at 43 miles,” Brig.

Three M982A1 Excalibur weapons were launched from its Extended Range Cannon Artillery, during a test at the Army’s training area in Yuma, Ariz.New Army cannon hits target 43 miles away in test The U.

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