Difference between revisions of "M8 Pack Howitzer (75mm)"

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The M8 Pack Howitzer is United States' standard light infantry support gun.
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The M8 Pack Howitzer is United States' standard light [[Artillery#Infantry Support|infantry support gun]].
  
 
== Combat Performance ==
 
== Combat Performance ==
  
 
The Pack Howitzer is a light infantry support gun; a low-velocity, high-arcing 75mm cannon. As a light design it is able to be moved by its crew without the need of transportation vehicles. It provides infantry with medium-distance [[Ammunition Types#High Explosive|high explosive ordnance]] capability, similar but more accurate, direct and powerful than [[Artillery#Mortars|mortars]].
 
The Pack Howitzer is a light infantry support gun; a low-velocity, high-arcing 75mm cannon. As a light design it is able to be moved by its crew without the need of transportation vehicles. It provides infantry with medium-distance [[Ammunition Types#High Explosive|high explosive ordnance]] capability, similar but more accurate, direct and powerful than [[Artillery#Mortars|mortars]].

Revision as of 08:06, 25 May 2012

Overview

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The M8 Pack Howitzer is United States' standard light infantry support gun.

Combat Performance

The Pack Howitzer is a light infantry support gun; a low-velocity, high-arcing 75mm cannon. As a light design it is able to be moved by its crew without the need of transportation vehicles. It provides infantry with medium-distance high explosive ordnance capability, similar but more accurate, direct and powerful than mortars.