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The Army is moving closer to fielding its new long-range cannon as it prepares to announce the first unit to receive the capability ahead of a yearlong operational assessment.
The Extended-Range Cannon Artillery system has taken out a target in a direct hit with a 70 kilometer stand-off using an Excalibur munition.
The Army plans to have a battalion's worth fielded by 2023.
The Army's Extended Range Cannon Artillery system demonstrated it can reach targets nearly 70 kilometers out.