Russia Develops Plastic Based 30mm Cartridges for Light Artillery

April 7, 2019 @ 09:51 PM

Russian small-caliber ammunition manufacturer SPA Pribor has developed a new generation of small caliber (30 mm etc.) cartridges with plastic master device (PMD) that enhancing the combat efficiency and gun barrel service life

Pakistan to Buy Howitzer Ammo from Italy

January 21, 2019 @ 11:16 AM

Pakistan has inked a deal with Italy to purchase nearly one lakh shells for its Howitzer guns. According to Intelligence Agency reports quoted by

Saab Wins $57 Million Support Contract For South Korea’s Arthur Weapon Locating...

September 24, 2018 @ 08:55 AM

Saab has signed a contract with South Koreas Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) regarding support for the Arthur Weapon Locating System. The Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract includes spare parts supply and support for the Republic of Korea Army and Marine Corps

India Receives Four M777 Ultra-Light Howitzer for Trials

July 17, 2018 @ 03:00 PM

The Indian Army has received four United States manufactured M777 long-range Ultra-light Howitzers (ULH) and will resume trials at Pokhran later this month. The tests were stopped following a barrel burst caused by faulty ammunition in September last year

US Army Awards Contract For Cryofracture Munitions Destruction System

July 13, 2018 @ 08:35 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has been awarded a contract from the U.S

Rosoboronexport Bets on Artillery for Future Sales Prospects

June 8, 2018 @ 01:56 PM

Russias Rosoboronexport has sought a production and export push for artillery guns and projectiles after the countrys military identified artillery as being effective in 60% of recent conflicts in the Middle East. “If anti-terrorist operations waged in the Middle East are any pointer, then one has to take into account that artillery has to shoulder 50-60 percent of fire missions in ground operations

Syrian Army Rolls Out Heavy Artillery Rocket System

May 16, 2018 @ 12:06 PM

The Syrian Army has unveiled a new rocket system called the Golan-1000, built on a Russian T-72 chassis, currently in service with the armys 4th Armored Division. The new rocket system carries three massive 500 mm rounds, each packed with 500 kg of high-explosive fragmentation ammunition, Sputnik reports

Turkey’s New Lightweight Towed Howitzer To Enter Mass Production By 2018-end

May 7, 2018 @ 02:11 PM

The Turkish Armed Forces' (TSK) new 105-millimeter lightweight towed howitzer weapon system will enter mass production by this year end, Turkey's Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli announced on Saturday. The new system named Boran, has been successfully tested by the Mechanical and Chemical Industry Company (MKE), Daily Sabah reports quoting a statement made by Canikli on his official social media account

Nexter To Provide 18 105LG1 Artillery Systems To Malaysia’s Army Forces

April 19, 2018 @ 06:13 PM

The Malaysian Ministry of Defense announced the acquisition of 18 units of 105LG1 artillery systems for the Army Forces during one of the largest defense services exhibition in Asia, DSA&NATSEC 2018. This 3-year contract will start by November 2019 with the first delivery of 6 light guns and the last delivery is due to take place in February 2020

Australia Procuring Artillery Ammunition from Rheinmetall

March 21, 2018 @ 12:22 PM

Under its “Land 17 Phase 1C.2 Future Artillery Ammunition” project, the Australian Defence Force will soon be taking delivery of various projectile types from the Rheinmetall Assegai family as well as fuses and propelling charges

Indian Army Places Order For Upgrading Field Guns

March 20, 2018 @ 09:30 AM

Ordnance Factories Board (OFB), an industrial organisation functioning under Indias Department of Defence, has received an order for upgrading over 300 field guns for the Indian Army, after it successfully completed the user evaluation of 130/155 mm "upgunning". “We successfully ‘upgunned the old 130mm Russian field guns to 155mm and bagged the Armys order

Ukroboronprom Begins Production Of Large Caliber Artillery Ammunition

March 14, 2018 @ 02:18 PM

Ukroboronprom SJSHC “Artem” successfully tested 152 mm artillery ammunition of own production, the firms press service said today. Thus, Ukraine received own production of large caliber artillery ammunition, as stated by Pavlo Bukin, Director General of the State Concern “UkrOboronProm”(UOP)