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XM-198 Howitzer

     This towed 155mm howitzer was once used in testing the Copperhead at the Small Missile Range. the Copperhead was a laser-guided projectile capable of blasting a hole in tank armor. The M198 was a simple, lightweight towed system which was air transportable and very reliable. U.S. Army

  • Maximum Range: 19 miles with rocket assisted projectiles
  • Sustained Rate of Fire: 2 rounds per minute
  • Maximum Rate of Fire: 4 rounds per minute