Corpus ID: 126408114

Howitzers on High Ground: Considerations for Artillery Employment in Southwest Asia

  title={Howitzers on High Ground: Considerations for Artillery Employment in Southwest Asia},
  author={J. A. Jackson},
Abstract : The current U.S. Army involvement in Afghanistan requires an expanded field artillery arsenal of weaponry and munitions. This expansion should include rockets, medium and light howitzers, and pack howitzers. These weapon systems offset the limitations that the rugged mountainous terrain of Southwest Asia and enemy tactics place on the effectiveness of aircraft and infantry. Enemy exploitation of the mountains and the environmental conditions creates a dynamic that increases the… Expand
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