July 31, 2021


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US Army tests artillery round in Canjuers

The French and US military tested an artillery round at Camp Canjuers, on Sunday.

This is the first time the US officers test fired the Bonus Mk 2 artillery round, produced by France and Sweden.

The all weather artillery shell is designed to target and destroy stationary and mobile armoured vehicles.

This was the US Army’s first ever live fire of the French Army’s Bonus Mk 2 artillery round, conducted by US Army’s 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment – part of the 173rd Airborne Brigade – and the help of he French 93rd Regiment d’Artillerie de Montagne.

Us Army test artillery round in Canjuers
Video US Army / Staff Sgt. Jacob Sawyer