PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Col. Willie Coleman (right), Project Manager Combat Ammunition Systems, passes the symbolic Excalibur sword to incoming Excalibur Product Lead Peter DeMasi, signifying the transfer of Excalibur program authority from outgoing Excalibur Product Manager Lt. Col. Joshua Walsh to DeMasi. Excalibur is the Army's 155 mm precision-guided artillery round. Walsh managed the joint program with the Kingdom of Sweden since 2012. During his tenure, more than 760 Excalibur rounds were fired in theater, achieving first-round effects not previously possible.


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Col. Willie Coleman (left), Project Manager Combat Ammunition Systems, accepts the Excalibur sword from outgoing Excalibur Product Manager Lt. Col. Joshua Walsh during the July 21 Excalibur Change of Responsibility Ceremony.