DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION. Description The howitzer, light, towed, 105-mm, M119, referred to in this manual as M119, figure 2-1, is used as a light, indirect fire support weapon for a light infantry division. The M119 howitzer is the US designation for the L119 light gun, a lightweight British 105 mm howitzer also used by the United States Army. Range-wise, the M119 has an effective firing range of 12,000 metres, but can hit locations as far as 19,000 metres away (albeit with very high dispersion). TECHNICAL MANUAL The prime mover for the M119 is the M1069 or modified M1037 HMMWV. Range US 105mm vs. GD / Denel 105mm M119 With M2020 PFF HE M1 HE 11.5 Km M913 HERA 19.5 Km M760 HE 18.4 Km Base Bleed 24 Km BT 30 Km BB GD / Denel 105mm 14.4 Km 15.5 Km Boat Tail M2020 PFF HE M2019 HE M0101 Smoke M0102 Illum M0102 Prac BT = Boat Tail BB = Base Bleed Range Increase Without Rocket Assist OIF: Shoot long range * This publication supersedes ATP 3-09.50/MCWP 3-1.6.23, dated 07 July 2015. 3FD) Army Publishing Directorate Read PDF M119 Howitzer Manual M119 Howitzer Manual Description The howitzer, light, towed, 105-mm, M119, referred to in this manual as M119, figure 2-1, is used as a light, indirect fire support weapon for a light infantry division. Description The howitzer, light, towed, 105-mm, M119, referred to in this manual as M119, figure 2-1, is used as a light, indirect fire support weapon for a light infantry division. Maximum range 11,500 meters Type breechblock Vertical sliding wedge Type firing mechanism Spring-actuated inertia percussion Maximum rate of fire 10 rounds per minute for the first 3 minutes Sustained rate of fire 3 rounds per minute, thereafter M119 105-mm light towed howitzer The M119 is a light towed field artillery weapon system. A dual-purpose static gun, the M119 can be employed both as an artillery piece and for destroying ground vehicles in direct fire mode. With its extended range, accuracy, reliability and mobility, the M119A3 howitzer has proven to be a vital fire support platform for infantry brigade combat team (IBCT) commanders. It can be easily airlifted by helicopter, or dropped by parachute. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. The prime mover for the M119 is the M1069 or modified M1037 HMMWV. The primary tow vehicle for the howitzer is a special HUMMWV (model M1097), itself having a range of 200mi (321.8km), or by helicopter, increasing the deployment range of the M119 to 450miles (724.2km). The M119 Howitzer has served as a towed artillery piece but putting it on a vehicle would give troops a way to maneuver more quickly around the battlefield, avoiding artillery counter-fires. Access Free M119 Howitzer Manual M119 Howitzer Manual M119 Howitzer Manual Description The howitzer, light, towed, 105-mm, M119, referred to in this manual as M119, figure 2-1, is used as a light, indirect fire support weapon for a light infantry division. The prime mover for the M119 is the M1069 or modified M1037 HMMWV. It does not need a recoil pit. The prime mover for the M119 is the M1069 or modified M1037 HMMWV. The prime mover for the M119 is the M1069 or modified M1037 HMMWV. *ATP 3-09.50 THE FIELD ARTILLERY CANNON BATTERY MAY 2016. The howitzer, light, towed, 105-mm, M119, is used as a light, indirect fire support weapon for a light infantry division.