Artillery paratroopers raid with all-digital howitzers

By Staff Sgt. Mary S. KatzenbergerAugust 13, 2013

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team sling load rounds for M119A3 105mm all-digital howitzers to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, Aug. 7, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The Gun Devils, who are part of the first unit in the Army to field the all-digital howitzers, sling-loaded their howitzers for an air assault gun raid training mission undertaken as part of the new equipment fielding process. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger)
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team sling load rounds for M119A3 105mm all-digital howitzers to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, Aug. 7, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The Gun Devils, who are part of the first unit in the Army to field the all-digital howitzers, sling-loaded their howitzers for an air assault gun raid training mission undertaken as part of the new equipment fielding process. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team watch as an M119A3 105mm all-digital howitzer is disconnected from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, Aug. 7, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The Gun Devils, who are part of the first unit in the Army to field the all-digital howitzers, sling-loaded their howitzers for an air assault gun raid training mission undertaken as part of the new equipment fielding process. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger)
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team watch as an M119A3 105mm all-digital howitzer is disconnected from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, Aug. 7, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The Gun Devils, who are part of the first unit in the Army to field the all-digital howitzers, sling-loaded their howitzers for an air assault gun raid training mission undertaken as part of the new equipment fielding process. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team run to their M119A3 105mm all-digital howitzer after it was transported by a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, Aug. 7, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The Gun Devils, who are part of the first unit in the Army to field the all-digital howitzers, sling-loaded their howitzers for an air assault gun raid training mission undertaken as part of the new equipment fielding process. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger)
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team run to their M119A3 105mm all-digital howitzer after it was transported by a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, Aug. 7, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The Gun Devils, who are part of the first unit in the Army to field the all-digital howitzers, sling-loaded their howitzers for an air assault gun raid training mission undertaken as part of the new equipment fielding process. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
As seen from inside a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, a paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team sling loads an M119A3 105mm all-digital howitzer, Aug. 7, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The Gun Devils, who are part of the first unit in the Army to field the all-digital howitzers, sling-loaded their howitzers for an air assault gun raid training mission undertaken as part of the new equipment fielding process. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger)
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – As seen from inside a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, a paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team sling loads an M119A3 105mm all-digital howitzer, Aug. 7, on Fort Bragg, N.C. The Gun Devils, who are part of the first unit in the Army to field the all-digital howitzers, sling-loaded their howitzers for an air assault gun raid training mission undertaken as part of the new equipment fielding process. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL