Friday, September 24, 2004

Kandahar Artillery Training



Photo by: SPC. JERRY T. COMBES, 55TH SIGNAL CO. (COMBAT CAMERA)
Record ID No. (VIRIN): 040917-A-0363C-011


Soldiers with Alpha Battery, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, use an M119 Howitzer during a training exercise using near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 17, 2004. The M119 Howitzer is a lightweight 105mm towed weapon that has an increased range of 14.0 km unassisted and 19.5 km assisted, providing greater lethality than the replaced M101/102 Howitzer. The M119 provides continuous fires with existing and developmental 105mm projectiles, propelling charges and fuses. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. JerryT. Combes) (Released)

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