Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Australian Ministry of Defence announced the purchase of 19 155mm towed howitzers M777A2

Australian Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Government had approved the purchase of an additional two artillery batteries of Lightweight Towed Howitzers, comprising 19 M777A2 155mm howitzers. The cost of the additional 19 howitzers is around $70 million
The Royal Australian Artillery and the wider ADF have welcomed the M777A2 155mm Lightweight Towed Howitzer into service with a spectacular demonstration at Puckapunyal range in Victoria.

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