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wardog24 Nov 2019 1:19 p.m. PST

guys a question
my googling comes up with the m109a7 paladin
and date of first m109 short barrel deployed to vietnam not what i am looking for
my question is when did the us army first field the m109 short barrel version ,heard it was sometime 1963
if 1963 could some one give me a more accurate date in that year and the unit if possible

shaun from s and s models Supporting Member of TMP25 Nov 2019 1:27 a.m. PST

wiki says 1963

Legion 425 Nov 2019 7:07 a.m. PST

M109 with shorter 155 … yes 1963 …

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