The ground shakes as an U. Army Paladin Howitzer fires a gas-propelled round as the unit calibrates the gun at Destiny Range in Mosul, Iraq, Apr. The soldiers are assigned to the Infantry Division's Battalion, Field Artillery, Heavy Brigade Combat Team
Russian air defense is getting ready to deploy Vityaz mobile SAMs to replace outgoing versions of anti-aircraft systems. The core of the new system features missiles with state-of-the-art active radar-homing warheads.
The 8 inch mm) Self-Propelled Howitzer was the largest available self-propelled howitzer in the United States Army's inventory. Missions include general support, counter-battery fire, and suppression of enemy air defense systems.