Designation:

M101

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Manufacturer: BAE SYSTEMS  
Product type: Weapons & Weapon Systems  
Name: Howitzer  

RO Defence, in partnership with RDM of the Netherlands, are upgrading the standard 105mm M101 Howitzer with a modified cannon assembly using either a new 33 or 37 calibre barrel to allow interoperability with modern high performance ammunition.

The upgrade is comprehensive, including a new calibre barrel, a new muzzle brake, recoil modifications, carriage strengthening and breech alterations to accommodate new ammunition types.

The upgraded M101/33 is in service and on order with a number of countries worldwide and offers the following benefits:

Х Maximum range over 19.6km with ERM1 base bleed and M913 HERA rounds

Х Fires all standard Ml ammunition

Х Fires all new high performance ammunition

Х Developed by US for M119 Light Gun

Х Increase of elevating range and range overlap

Х Comprehensive upgrade to ensure strength of gun and crew safety

Х Upgrade programme can be carried out in-country

Х M101/33 in NATO service

Specifications:
Property Value
Main weapon caliber (mm)
105
Barrel length (calibres)
33



M101 quantities:
Country Qnt
BENIN BENIN
4
BURKINA FASO BURKINA FASO
8
CAMEROON CAMEROON
16
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
10
DENMARK DENMARK
8
GABON GABON
4
GERMANY GERMANY
144
IRAN IRAN
700
KOREA KOREA
3000
LIBYA LIBYA
60
LITHUANIA LITHUANIA
62
MACEDONIA MACEDONIA
36
MADAGASCAR MADAGASCAR
5
MAURITANIA MAURITANIA
10
MOROCCO MOROCCO
18
MYANMAR MYANMAR
80
SAUDI ARABIA SAUDI ARABIA
100
SENEGAL SENEGAL
6
SUDAN SUDAN
20
THAILAND THAILAND
286
TOGO TOGO
4
TUNISIA TUNISIA
45
Qnt:
4626

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