Weapons and Kit

What's a howitzer and how are they being used in Ukraine?

The US has helped equip Ukrainian forces with artillery, supplying 90 howitzers – enough to equip five battalions.

The M-777 howitzer is a 155mm piece of artillery known for its accuracy and long-range fire.

Russia also has howitzers, the Msta-B howitzer has a maximum range of 18 miles, making them vulnerable to counter bombardment.

Cover image: Army Inform.

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