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
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.
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.
https://flic.kr/p/9M5Scn | Bringing in the big guns | Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, fire an M-777 Howitzer Artillery Cannon in response to a call for fire during a fire coordination exercise at Yakima Training Center in Washington.