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155-mm M-71

Country of Origin: Israel

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The 155-mm/39-caliber M-71 rifled gun/howitzer is a development of the 155-mm M-68 gun/howitzer, having a longer barrel and an air-driven rammer that permits rapid loading at various elevations. The compressed air cylinder is mounted on the right trail and is rechargeable.

The M-71 is towed on a four-wheel carriage and stabilized in firing with split trails. A robust tandem running gear supports high-speed towing. The recoil mechanism is under the barrel with the counter-recoil...

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