British Army Receives 10 Archer Howitzer Systems from Sweden

July 17, 2024 @ 02:23 PM

The British Army has now received all 14 of its Archer howitzer artillery systems after the final 10 arrived from Sweden. Designed and built by BAE Systems Bofors, the Archers will fill a gap in the Army's 155mm Close Support capability following the U

Brazil, U.S. Armies Review Joint Development of 120mm Mortar Ammunition

July 17, 2024 @ 10:02 AM

Members of Brazil's Army Science, Technology, and Innovation System (SCTIEx) recently engaged in critical management review aiming to advance extended-range ammunition for 120mm mortars with DEVCOM-AC of the U.S

Denmark Finances Production of 18 155mm Ukraine-made Artillery Systems

July 15, 2024 @ 08:14 AM

Denmark is financing the production of 18 Ukraine-made Bohdana artillery systems as part of its efforts to support Kyiv by directly financing equipment produced in Ukraine. This initiative, led by Defense Minister Troels Lund Poulsen, aims to ensure faster and more effective military support for Ukraines front lines

Romania Orders South Korean K9 Howitzers for $940M

July 10, 2024 @ 10:52 AM

Hanwha Aerospace and the Romanian Ministry of Defense signed an export contract for the Korean K9 self-propelled howitzer on July 9, South Korean arms procurement agency announced today. The

Diehl Defence-Nammo to Deliver 155mm Artillery Ammunition to German Armed Forces

July 10, 2024 @ 07:13 AM

Diehl Defence and Nammo, under their industrial working group ARGE DiNa 155mm, received an order from the German Armed Forces for 155mm artillery projectiles. The framework agreement, signed by Diehl Defence CEO Helmut Rauch and Nammo Executive Vice President Vegard Sande, alongside Annette Lehnigk-Emden, President of the Federal Office of Bundeswehr...

Danish Army Conducts First Firing of Israeli PULS Artillery System

July 2, 2024 @ 09:43 AM

Denmark has tested the Precise & Universal Launching System (PULS), on Danish soil for the first time, today. The test occurred at 10:05 AM at the Oksbøl Shooting and Training Range, where the PULS system fired its first rocket approximately 10 kilometers into the North Sea

Serbia Completes Airspace Protection with Chinese-made Air-Defense Systems

June 30, 2024 @ 05:43 PM

Serbia has ensured protection of its airspace with Chinese-made long range air defence system (ADS)- the FK-3 together with the short range ADS- the HQ-17AE which was displayed for the first time at an event to mark Vidovdan, a Serbian national holiday on June 28 in Kruševac. Serbian President Serbia Miloš Vučević said on the occasion, “I am proud to underline that we have presented for the first time the new short range air defence system HQ-17АЕ, which was purchased from China

Rostec Deploys Malva Self-Propelled Howitzers to Russian Troops

June 25, 2024 @ 05:51 AM

Rostec, the Russian state corporation, has supplied the Russian troops with a new batch of 152-mm Malva self-propelled wheeled howitzers. These artillery units are designed to be more maneuverable than tracked artillery mounts

French DGA Awards KNDS Contract to develop 155mm “KATANA” Guided Ammunition

June 22, 2024 @ 08:43 AM

The French defence procurement agency (DGA) has funded the development of the KATANA 155mm guided artillery ammunition being developed by KNDS. The KATANA meets the present need for high-precision artillery ammunition in both low and high intensity warfare: its performance limits collateral damage in urban areas and enables dealing more effectively with high value targets such as artillery systems, radars or command posts

Armenia, Estonia Procure French Caeser Howitzers

June 21, 2024 @ 05:38 AM

Armenia and Estonia have entered into contracts with France to procure CAESAR self-propelled howitzers. France's Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu confirmed the contract signing with Armenia on June 18

Hanwha Aerospace’s Chunmu Guided Weapon System Makes European Debut

June 18, 2024 @ 10:31 AM

In a move marking its European debut, Hanwha Aerospace presented its multiple-barrel guided weapon system, 'Chunmu,' at the ongoing Eurosatory-2024 exhibition in Paris. The 'Chunmu' system on display features a variety of missiles with ranges of 80, 160, and 290 kilometers, along with 122mm caliber rockets

France Orders Tens of Thousands of Thales' 120mm Rifled Ammunition

June 17, 2024 @ 05:51 AM

France's Joint Munitions Command (Service Interarmées des Munitions / SiMu) had placed an order with Thales for tens of thousands of 120mm rifled ammunition. This follows previous orders of 3,000 rounds of 120mm illuminating ammunition in 2022 and 15,000 rounds of 120mm explosive and exercise ammunition in 2023