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75-mm M116 Pack Howitzer

Country of Origin: USA


The M116 75-mm Pack Howitzer is a pre-World War II United States weapon that was known during the war as the M8 and redesignated the M116 in the postwar period.

The M116 consists of the M1A1 cannon, the M8 carriage and the M1A6, M1A7 or M1A8 recoil system. The M116 can be disassembled into nine components for paracrate packing and eight components for mule transport.

The M116 fires M48 high-explosive (HE) and M66 HE anti-tank tracer (HEAT-T) projectiles.


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