Another Day, Another 155mm Calibration Test

As Voltaire said, God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.


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24 Responses to Another Day, Another 155mm Calibration Test

  1. avatarWilliam says:

    What an AWFUL waste of a lovely mountain. This would be put to MUCH better use on, say…. a STATEHOUSE.

  2. avatarPat Chiles says:

    Artillerymen don’t think they’re God…they just borrowed His “smite” button.

  3. avatarSixpack70 says:

    That ruined someones day. Mix some variable timed fuses to get the chunky salsa effect.

  4. avatarThomas Paine says:

    does this count as ‘common use’? that would hitch up to my suburban quite nicely.

  5. avatardaveR says:

    Was the second round a dud?

  6. avatarLance says:

    When can we buy a 155mm Be a good deer rifle LOL!!!

    • avatarPaul says:

      I was thinking it would be great for dropping a few rounds into a pack of wolves here in Idaho. Kill the whole pack of the damn things with one shot!

  7. avatarAharon says:

    What’s the purpose of this video? Is it to cheer in support of the Obama-led American Empire? We know about how the USG deceives Americans and violates our rights here in the USA. Why should the USG’s ethics be any different abroad?

    • avatarAPBTFan says:

      I think the uncomplicated point of the video is showing what a triple seven can do to the guys who have no problem shooting a gal that had the audacity to break gender mores by getting raped. My opinion? F%ck every one of those animals and if they suck a 155 I don’t really care who it’s from.

  8. avatarSid says:

    God fights on the side with the best artillery. Napoleon Bonaparte

  9. avatarPaul says:

    I love artillery! King of battle!

  10. avatarRipVW32 says:

    I think it is a 9 count from hit on the mountain to the sound traveling back to the camera.. so based on what I remember it takes about 5 seconds for sound to travel a mile… figure my count is fast, so they are shooting out at a mile and a half?

    That is a round that weighs about 95lbs being lobbed almost 8K feet accurately (well as accurate as you have to be with a howitzer anyways).. that is pretty impressive

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