M107 self-propelled gun
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Photo gallery of a M107 self-propelled gun, The M107 175 mm self-propelled gun was used by the U.S. Army from the early 1960s through to the late 1970s. It was part of a family of self-propelled artillery that also included the M110. It was intended to provide long-range fire support in an air-transportable system. It was exported to several other countries including Germany, South Korea, Spain, Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Turkey. The M107’s combat history in U.S. service was limited to the Vietnam War; it also saw extensive combat use in Israeli service. The M107 shared many components with, and in many cases was replaced by, later versions of the M110 8″ howitzer. Although withdrawn from U.S. service in the late 1970s, it continues in service with some armies as of 2010.
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The M107 self-propelled gun was a mobile artillery system used by the United States Army during the Vietnam War and the Cold War. It was designed to provide long-range fire support for ground forces, with a maximum range of 32 km. The M107 was based on the chassis of the M110 howitzer, but mounted a 175 mm gun instead of a 203 mm howitzer. The M107 had a crew of five and could fire up to two rounds per minute. The M107 was deployed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1972, where it was used to bombard enemy positions and supply routes. The M107 was also stationed in Europe and Korea as part of NATO and USFK forces. The M107 was retired from service in the late 1970s and replaced by the M198 towed howitzer.
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