French Artillery Crush ISIS With 155mm Self Propelled Howitzers

first published on January 19, 2020 by

A video submission shows French artillery hammering ISIS positions in Syria from Iraq in 2018.

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The French use the highly accurate CAESAR 155mm self-propelled 6X6 wheeled howitzer. It artillery system holds 18 rounds and is usually operated by a five-man crew, but can be operated by as few as three trained troops. It has a firing range of 42 km using standard shells, and more than 50 km using rocket assisted shells.