BAE Systems Tests M109 Howitzer Modified with Rheinmetall’s 52-Caliber Cannon

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  • 01:01 PM, October 10, 2023
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BAE Systems Tests M109 Howitzer Modified with Rheinmetall’s 52-Caliber Cannon
M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer @BAE Systems

BAE Systems has announced the launch of 155-millimeter projectiles using an M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer that has been modified with the Rheinmetall L52 155mm, 52-caliber cannon.

This upgrade to the M109, known as the M109-52, represents a substantial improvement with minimal risk, offering high performance compared to the existing 39-caliber cannon. It fulfills the increased range requirements crucial for extensive combat operations, BAE Systems said in a statement.

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