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Eurosatory 2022: Nammo looks to extend artillery range with smarter 155mm rounds

21st June 2022 - 09:45 GMT | by Samuel Beal in Oxford

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Next-generation 155mm rounds on display at Eurosatory 2022. (Photo: Sam Beal)

Go long in range seems to be the guiding principle for Nammo with new-generation 155mm ammunition.

It was hard to miss the array of heavy-duty 155mm artillery systems on display during Eurosatory 2022 last week. However, the ammunition used in these systems has so far received scant attention, especially as the war in Ukraine has evolved into a series of intensive artillery duels and diminishing ammunition stocks.

While the US Army is working on the Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) programme to provide it with a longer 58cal gun capable of firing over longer distances, Terry Russell, VP of business development for Nammo Defense Systems, noted the pressing need to modernise tactical fires too. 

Russell suggested

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