The other day I posted a few pictures of the Soldiers from C Battery, 1-37 Field Artillery shooting their M777 Howitzer, more commonly called the ‘Triple 7’. It is the 155mm gun that replaced the M198 Howitzer a few years ago.
The Soldiers were conducting a ‘certification fire’, which is to say they were being tested on their ability to do their jobs as Artillerymen.
It has been several years since I have been around the big guns firing and so it was a good way to end the day here at Forward Operating Base Al Masaak
As you can see in the pictures, the gun packs a punch and really kicks up the dust!
Thanks for looking!
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