United Kingdom—Howitzer Program Delayed At Least 2 Years

Defense News | 07/31/2020

The British army’s program to find a replacement for its AS90 self-propelled howitzers) has been set back by at least two years, reports Defense News. The Mobile Fires Program is being postponed to enable the defense ministry address key technical risks and meet requirements set in the government's integrated defense, security and foreign policy review, which is anticipated in late 2020. The new howitzer was previously expected to reach initial operational capability in the fourth...

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