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Well we have everything else so why not artillery. They have been used hundreds of years.

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Well we have everything else so why not artillery. They have been used hundreds of years.

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Caesar French 155mm mobile artillery. Very nice vehicle it is too.
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Very nice vehicle it is too.
Nice?

How about this one, then? Is there any more good looking piece around?

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Nice?

How about this one, then? Is there any more good looking piece around?

Is that the FH55BW? It's nice too, but the Caesar can be carried on a C-130.
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Is that the FH55BW?
Nope
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Nice?

How about this one, then? Is there any more good looking piece around?

It's the 155mm Swedish "Archer" concept artillery system.
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It's the 155mm Swedish "Archer" concept artillery system.
Correct, but its no concept. It will be operational next year and I dont think that there is a system like it out there.

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Here's another one to identify, a Vietnam-era rarity (couldn't find much actual pics of it unfortunately)




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Here's another one to identify, a Vietnam-era rarity (couldn't find much actual pics of it unfortunately)



Guessing it's 105mm, but not your average 105 howitzer.
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Guessing it's 105mm, but not your average 105 howitzer.
The caliber is not too far off but it is not a howitzer
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Correct, but its no concept. It will be operational next year and I dont think that there is a system like it out there.

Amazing to say the least! I like it.
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Here's another one to identify, a Vietnam-era rarity (couldn't find much actual pics of it unfortunately)


How was it transported.
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The caliber is not too far off but it is not a howitzer
Hmmmm, smaller than a 105 would be my next guess, and with that angle of the bbl and it's not a howitzer really makes me wonder.....AA?
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How was it transported.
Like everything else in the Nam, by chopper
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