The M109A3GN Programme
The first M109A3GNs to enter service in Norway were A3Gs (German version of the American M109A3) bought from Germany and delivered throughout 1969. Norway then performed minor modifications, giving birth to the A3GN. 126 were bought. Most of these were assigned as mobilization reserve and went to several mobilization storage facilities. The guns remained in their configuration until the 1990s, which saw a few minor improvements.
With the end of the Cold War, mobilization storages lost their importance, and the amount of M109 howitzers were drastically reduced to 56.
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