US military Paratroopers receiving a fire mission, prepping, loading and firing three 105mm High Explosive (HE) rounds from the M119A3 Lightweight Howitzer during Exercise Dynamic Front at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.
The M119 howitzer is the US designation for the L119 light gun, a lightweight British 105 mm howitzer also used by the US Army. It can be easily airlifted by helicopter, or dropped by parachute. It does not need a recoil pit.
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