M8 Pack Howitzer (75mm)

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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.