The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Showed Uses of M777 Howitzers

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Showed Uses of M777 Howitzers

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Valeriy Zaluzhnyi on his Facebook demonstrated M777 howitzers provided by the United States to the Ukrainian military

«Special greetings and thanks from our artillerymen to the American people for the M777 howitzer. My guys know the price of artillery. First of all, they wanted to convey that this is a high-precision and very effective weapon. Together to Victory! » - commented photo V.Zaluzhnyi

United States alone provided about 90 M777 howitzers to Ukraine while other countries have also sent dozens more is a cause for alarm for Russia.

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Ukrainian artillerymen make a fire from american M777 howitzers
Ukrainian artillerymen make a fire from american M777 howitzers

The M777 is an ultra-light or lightweight howitzer designed and manufactured by BAE Systems. It is the world’s first 155mm howitzer that weighs less than 10,000 lbs (4218 kg), thanks to the employment of new titanium and aluminum alloys.

The US Marine Corps and Army chose the M777 as their next-generation Medium Force weapon to replace their existing M198 155mm towed howitzers.

Ukrainian artillerymen make a fire from american M777 howitzers
Ukrainian artillerymen make a fire from american M777 howitzers

The M777 is believed to be 41% lighter than the M198 howitzer it replaces, weighing 7,154 kg (15,772 lb), and has set the standard for 155mm Lightweight Towed Artillery Systems. Australia, Canada, India, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, and the United States operate the M777s.

Ukrainian artillerymen make a fire from american M777 howitzers
Ukrainian artillerymen make a fire from american M777 howitzers

The impact of these howitzers on Ukraine’s firepower would be significant.

Defense Express reported that the Ukrainian warriors are already using American M777A2 howitzers on the battlefield - and they are having their first successes.

We published a video that directly captures the work of artillery units on enemy targets - preparation for the shot and, in fact, the shot itself, adjusting artillery fire and shooting at the defeat

Whatch the video and find more details on the theme in a publication by Defense Express:

The First Successes of American M777A2 Howitzer on Battlefield in Ukraine - russia’s 2S3 Akatsiya Self-Propelled Gun Eliminated (video)

The moment of hit of the projectile which was shelled from the American M777A2 howitzer in the russian 2C3 Acacia self-propelled gun, Defense Express
The moment of hit of the projectile which was shelled from the American M777A2 howitzer in the russian 2C3 Acacia self-propelled gun

Earlier we also published a video with "first shots" of 155 mm M777 howitzers in Ukraine appeared.

As Defense Express reported Ukraine's Armed Forces destroyed another russian artillery battery trying to fight like in Syria.

Find more details on the theme in a publication by Defense Express:

Artillery of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, illustrative photo of pre-war times, Defense Express

Artillery of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, illustrative photo of pre-war times

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