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101st Airborne Soldiers help prepare for fielding of upgraded howitzer

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionPicatinny Arsenal, NJ – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division recently helped Picatinny Arsenal employees complete the second of three logistics phases required before the digitized M119A2 howitzer can be fielded to troops.

“The upgraded digitized M119A2 will be equipped with a digital fire control system that integrates an inertial navigation system with global positioning system technology that will give the weapon the ability to self locate and accurately place rounds on target,” explained Deborah Le Vitin, Digitized M119A2 105mm Howitzer logistics manager.

Sgt. Jahrahrah Gousby (left) and Spc. Morris Morley were among members of the the 101st Airborne Division who tested the new digitized M119A2 howitzer technical manual during the second phase of the operator Logistics demonstration at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., Jan. 18, 2012. (Erin Usawicz)

Sgt. Jahrahrah Gousby (left) and Spc. Morris Morley were among members of the the 101st Airborne Division who tested the new digitized M119A2 howitzer technical manual during the second phase of the operator Logistics demonstration at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., Jan. 18, 2012. (Erin Usawicz)

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