Land Warfare

Latvia close to M109 purchase

21st March 2017 - 15:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Riga

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Latvia is just weeks away from finalising an agreement with the Austrian government for the acquisition of second hand self-propelled howitzers.

Acquisition of these guns marks a significant increase in artillery capability for the small Baltic state and mirrors efforts by neighbours Estonia and Lithuania to acquire 155mm systems.

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