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Army contest for wheeled 155 mm howitzer draws at least two competitors for Yuma shoot-off
By Jason Sherman / October 19, 2020 at 11:36 AM
The Army's new contest to find a wheeled 155 mm howitzer will have at least two candidates, with BAE Systems today announcing it is offering the Archer, in service with the Swedish army, and AM General offering its Brutus, a M777 cannon mounted on a Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles truck. The Army is looking for a new self-propelled howitzer that can keep pace with Stryker formations and provide counter-fire and other close support fires, improving the field artillery battalions'...