German industry continues to be one of the top international players in the development of artillery systems. Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) made this clear on Wednesday at a demonstration at the Klietz military training area: the company demonstrated the sharp shot of a 155 mm wheeled howitzer system in front of an audience for the first time. The Remote Controlled Howitzer 155 mm (RCH 155) was used. This weapon system combines the Artillery Gun Module (AGM) developed by KMW - a fully automatic turret - with the chassis of the Boxer armored vehicle.
The firing from the drive is likely to have been a world premiere. The Finnish company Patria has already proven the shot from the movement for its NEMO mortar system. In the case of the much larger and more powerful 155mm howitzer systems, however, such a capability has not yet been documented, as artillery experts from the Bundeswehr confirmed at the event.
In addition, the RCH 155 demonstrated
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