Our artwork as seen through a night-viewing device, a U.S. Army gun team fires a 105mm howitzer during Operation Balls Jackson I, Ad Dujayl, Iraq, late in 2008. The artillery soldiers, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, fired an artillery barrage to deny enemy extraction routes for an air assault operation 10 kilometers away.
M119 Towed 105mm Howitzer U.S. Army cannon provides field artillery support in combined arms operations. Capable of delivery by parachute, helicopter or towed by truck. T-shirts, posters and gifts.
M119A1/A2 105mm towed howitzer is a lightweight towed weapon that provides direct support fires to light, airborne and air assault forces. The prime mover for the M119 is the HMMWV. However, it can be dropped by parachute or airlifted with its basic load of ammunition by UH60 and CH47 helicopters or C130 aircraft.