Army tests cannon for FCS Mounted Combat System

Lopez, C. Todd
April 2009
Soldiers;Apr2009, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p18
This article states that the U.S. Army has test-fired the lightweight Future Combat Systems (FCS) XM-360 120mm cannon in Aberdeen, Maryland on January 22, 2009. It explains that the FCS cannon is designed to sit atop the Mounted Combat System. The XM-1202 Mounted Combat System is one of eight new vehicle types that the Army is developing under the FCS program. The Mounted Combat System will feature an automatic ammunition-handling system.


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