M777 Howitzer


An M777 Howitzer of 8/12 Medium Regiment July 2012


by David Harvey

 

Introduction

These images are of an Australian M777 Howitzer of 8/12 Medium Regiment. They replaced the M198 155mm Howitzer and the L118/119 105mm Howitzer in the Regiment. The unit is part of 1st Brigade based in Darwin and was in Rockhampton for Ex Hamel 2012 during June to August 2012. These images were taken after they had left the exercise area and prior to being cleaned and returned to Darwin.

The images