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04 October 2016

AUSA 2016: AM General Introduces HAWKEYE Lightweight 105mm Howitzer

At AUSA 2016, AM General is displaying its new HAWKEYE lightweight 105mm recoiless howitzer on the chassis of a HMMWV 1152.

The HAWKEYE howitzer system, by the Mandis Group, incorporates advances in protection, payload, suspensions and life-cycle sustainment – at an affordable price to meet the expeditionary requirements of intwrnational customers. It exemplifies the steady evolution of the HMMWV based on customer feedback, battlefield experiences, and innovation, according to the company.

The HAWKEYE 105mm is lightweight at less than 2,400 lbs. (1,100 kg), fires 360 degrees, and has a direct fire scope that is digital camera in conjunction with the digital fire control.