The Changing World of Artillery

Turbé, Gérard
June 2010
Military Technology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p150
The article explores the significant global trend of artillery and how it contributes to the success of any military operation. It provides an overview of the three main classes of tube ordnance systems, namely, towed systems, tracked SP systems and wheeled SP systems, along with the advantages they offer: better survavility, higher tactical mobility and simplified logistics. Also presented are several military weapons including the Bofors ARCHER 155mm/52cal. SP system from BAE Systems.


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