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US High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) supplied to Ukraine are accurate, robust, GPS-guided, quick to set up and easy to use, move, and position—and personnel can quickly be trained to use them.

Summary

Jesus Diaz writing in FastCompany, makes the following points:
  • A few days after 16 HIMARS became operational, Ukraine started destroying Russian command centres and logistics.
  • Selecting a target and firing on HIMARS is comparably easy compared to the multi-step maths needed to aim a howitzer.
  • Existing Ukrainian artillery personnel find that their howitzer skills enable them to quickly become operationally proficient at operating HIMARS.

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    Source Information: Fast Company Magazine