Paladins Move To Set Up A Firing Point


Paladins maneuver to set up a firing point. Officially known as the M109A6, the Paladin is a tracked self propelled 155mm howitzer with a 6 man crew capable of firing 6 rounds per minute. The Paladin cannot fire on the move, it must be stationary, but it can fire within 30 seconds after coming to a halt. The maximum speed of the Paladin is 35 mph, and the effective firing range is 18 kilometers or about 11 miles.

Film from taken from Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany, and Fort Carson, Colorado.

Film Credit: SGT Fred Brown and SSG Christopher Jelle