Soldiers load a High-Explosive round into a howitzer during a fire support mission.
Tessa’s Weekly Picks – Reducing Weight With 3D Printing
Imperial Machine & Tool Co. 3D printed this titanium nut for the M777 Howitzer, a military’s ultra-lightweight cannon. Instead of a solid core, they used a lattice structure with the advantage of maintaining strength while reducing weight.
https://flic.kr/p/6bk4PP | M-777 Howitzer Artillery Cannon | Members of Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 321th Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Fires Brigade (Airborne), fire the 9,900 lbs M-777 Howitzer Artillery Cannon at Forward Operating Base Bostick, March 17.