Finland To Modernize Counter Artillery Systems, Projectiles

January 18, 2017 @ 11:46 AM

Finland has considered modernizing its armed forces with counter artillery systems and high-precision projectiles. In upcoming years, Finland plans to acquire counter artillery radar systems, which was unknown to the Nordic country's forces armed forces

India's Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System Development Gets Green Signal From Army

January 12, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

The Indian Army has given a go-ahead for the development of Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) by Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in collaboration with private firms. The 155mm ATAGS (Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System) is designed by the DRDOs Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) in Pune

India’s Artillery Gun ‘Dhanush’ Begins User Trials

January 9, 2017 @ 11:20 AM

Dhanush, India's first long-range artillery gun is undergoing user trials in Himalayas. A total of six guns are being tested by the Indian Army under the aegis of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps and the Leh-based 14 Corps

Hanwha Techwin Wins $260M K-9 Self-Propelled Howitzers Deal In Poland

December 16, 2016 @ 12:51 PM

Hanwha Techwin Co., a South Korean firm has won a 280 billion won (US$260 million) deal to build 96 K-9 self-propelled howitzers for a state-run company in Poland

Iran’s Army Unveils Sniper Rifles, Drone

December 12, 2016 @ 01:08 PM

Irans Army Ground Force unveiled three sniper rifles and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during a large-scale military exercise held along the coasts of Makran on Monday. At the drill, codenamed “Muhammad Rasulullah-4”, the Ground Forces unveiled Taher, a homegrown sniper that has a maximum range of 1,200 meters, an upgraded...

North Korea Conducts Artillery Drill, Simulating Attack On Seoul

December 2, 2016 @ 02:35 PM

North Korea has conducted a large-scale artillery drill that involved multiple batteries of frontline heavy artillery units, simulating an attack on the South Korean capital and other targets. The military exercise organized by North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un comes after Seoul and Tokyo unveiled fresh unilateral sanctions against Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons program

Poland's PGZ led Consortium Wins PSR-A Pilica Anti-Aircraft Defense Contract

November 30, 2016 @ 01:33 PM

Polands consortium lead by PGZ has won a US $180 million deal from polish ministry of defense to supply PSR-A Pilica short range anti-aircraft defense systems. The consortium will supply six batteries of the PSR-A Pilica systems to the Polish Armed Forces from the year 2019 to 2022

Jordanian Intelligence Stole US and Saudi Arms On Regular Basis: Report

June 27, 2016 @ 09:44 AM

Jordanian intelligence operatives allegedly stole the weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia for Syrian rebels use and sold to arms merchants on the black market, the

Indian 'Dhanush' Artillery Gun Better Than Bofors Howitzer: Defence Minister

May 24, 2016 @ 01:10 PM

India will start manufacturing the 155mm towed howitzer, Dhanush by year end and will be better than Bofors gun, Indian Defense Minister said. “For 36 years there was no gun prepared for India

India Tests Newly Developed Thermobaric Ammunition

January 7, 2016 @ 10:04 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has successfully conducted ‘mote firing of its newly developed ammunition from a tank targeting another tank. DRDO carried out two firings of the ammunition from indigenously developed main Battle tank Arjun Wednesday at a defense test facility off Odisha coast, Indian Express news daily reported

US Army Awards BAE Systems $245 Howitzer, Ammo Carrier Production Contract

November 1, 2015 @ 01:05 PM

The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a $245 million contract to complete the low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the M109A7 self-propelled howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier. “The success of this program is directly attributable to the partnership between the Army and BAE Systems,” said Adam Zarfoss, director of Artillery and Bradley programs at BAE Systems

US Army, Bahrain And UAE To Receive Lockheed Martin Guided Rocket System

September 16, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $227 million contract for lot 10 production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary for US Army, Bahrain and UAE. "GMLRS is a combat proven precision-strike system," Ken Musculus, vice president of Tactical Missiles for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control said in a statement Wednesday