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Designation:

M101

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Manufactured by: BAE SYSTEMS  
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:

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

Fires all standard Ml ammunition

Fires all new high performance ammunition

Developed by US for M119 Light Gun

Increase of elevating range and range overlap

Comprehensive upgrade to ensure strength of gun and crew safety

Upgrade programme can be carried out in-country

M101/33 in NATO service

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



M101 Quantities:
Country
Quantity
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
Total:
4626

M101
 
 
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