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M777A2 Towed Howitzer: Don’t Let Cold Weather Chill Fire Missions
By | Dec. 14, 2021
Crewmen, your M777A2 towed howitzer needs extra attention in harsh cold climates. Here are some tips to keep your howitzer firing downrange even when the temps turn frigid...

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M119A2/A3 Towed Howitzers: Trunnion Bolt Inspection
By | Jan. 7, 2021
If your unit has M119A2/A3 howitzers, inspect the four (4) trunnion bolts on each howitzer right away! There could be a problem with the trunnion bolts, NSN 5305-01-567-9244, which could make them fail...

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M777A2 Howitzer: Solar Charger NSNs
By | Sept. 24, 2020
Keep the two (2) 12-volt batteries in the M777A2 howitzer’s 24‐volt system fully charged with the solar charger. It’s listed as Item 83 in WP 0098-38 of TM 9-1025-215-10 (Sep 19)...

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M777A2 Howitzer: Solar Charger Keeps Weapon Ready to Fire
By | Jan. 13, 2020
Crewmen, your M777A2 howitzer operates on a 24‐volt system with two (2) 12‐volt batteries. Those batteries are crucial to operating the howitzer. Unfortunately, howitzers can spend many days sitting in the motor pool between...

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M119A3 Towed Howitzer: Avoid Sticky Firing Pin
By | Aug. 1, 2019
Crewmen, if your M119A3 howitzer is having firing pin problems, listen up! You can keep your howitzer firing downrange by checking that the firing pin is in place and the retaining plunger is not stuck down...