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Marine West 2019: AM General explores new fire support mobility designs

8th February 2019 - 18:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Camp Pendleton, California

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AM General highlighted its new mobile fire support designs at the 2019 Marine West Expo, being held aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

The new designs reflect an expansion of the technologies incorporated into the company’s 105mm Mobile Weapon System Hawkeye concept, which the company describes as ‘the most highly manoeuvrable self-propelled howitzer in the world today’.

The Hawkeye design integrates an M20 105mm cannon on the company’s M1152A1w/B2 HMMWV, and includes a digital fire control system and onboard communications that eliminate the need for surveying firing points prior to conducting fire missions.

According to Robert Quinn, senior manager

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