Annex A. Science And Technology Objectives (STOs)
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)


III.H.11. 155mm Automated Howitzer. Develop and demonstrate an automated, digital, fire control system for a 155mm towed artillery system for the Light Forces. The goal of the AH prototype will be to demonstrate advanced fire control, gun emplace, and lay automation (25 percent faster). In FY97, fabricate advanced fire control for M198 Howitzer. In FY98, participate in and provide multiple equipment for the Rapid Force Projection Initiative (RFPI) ACTD and provide technical support for residual hardware in the field in FY99.

Supports: Ten sets of hardware for Rapid Force Projection Initiative ACTD, DemVal Phase for the Joint USA/USMC Light Weight Howitzer program, DSA Battlespace BLs.

STO Manager: TSO: TRADOC POC:
MAJ Thomas Nothstein John Appel MAJ Don Huntley
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