Dutch Army Acquires 120mm Mortars for CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles

June 11, 2024 @ 01:27 PM

The Dutch Defense Ministry has announced the procurement of new 120mm mortars to be integrated into the CV90 infantry fighting vehicles. These systems, manufactured by the Swedish company BAE Hägglunds, are set to provide enhanced mobility and firepower to armored infantry units for an extended period

KNDS Demos ASCALON Tank Gun's Quick Barrel Calibre Change

June 11, 2024 @ 07:07 AM

KNDS conducted a new firing campaign for the ASCALON 140mm gun, demonstrating barrel caliber transition from 120 to 140mm in less than an hour. KNDS prepares the ASCALON concept within the framework of the Main Ground Combat System (MGCS)

Pentagon Announces $1.9B Contract for HIMARS Rocket Systems

June 4, 2024 @ 06:09 AM

The Pentagon has awarded a contract valued at approximately $1.9 billion for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), with work expected to be completed by May 31, 2028

European Customer Asks Rheinmetall to Supply 35mm AHEAD Ammo for Skynex ADS

May 28, 2024 @ 09:08 AM

A European customer country has finalized a contract with Rheinmetall for the procurement of 35mm AHEAD ammunition to bolster its Skynex air defence system. The contract is valued in the low three-digit million EUR range

Rheinmetall to Supply L52 Gun Barrels for European PzH 2000 Howitzers

May 28, 2024 @ 08:35 AM

Rheinmetall has been commissioned by a European customer to supply a three-digit number of L52 gun barrel systems for the Panzerhaubitze 2000 (PzH 2000) self-propelled howitzer. The delivery of these gun barrels is scheduled to take place between 2024 and 2029

Rheinmetall Secures Bundeswehr Contract for DM45 Smoke Hand Grenades

May 27, 2024 @ 07:31 PM

Rheinmetall has secured a contract from the Bundeswehr to provide about one million DM45 smoke hand grenades. On 22 May, Annette Lehnigk-Emden, President of the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), and Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH signed a framework agreement for the manufacture and supply of the grenades

NATO Nation Orders €300 Million Artillery Ammo from Rheinmetall

May 24, 2024 @ 04:37 PM

A NATO customer has placed an order for supply of 155mm artillery ammunition with Rheinmetall. The contract includes several tens of thousands of artillery shells and several hundred thousand propellant charge modules, with a total value of nearly €300 million

S.Korea’s Hanwha Pitches Redback IFVs, K9 Howitzers to Romanian Armed Forces...

May 23, 2024 @ 06:47 AM

Hanwha Aerospace, a South Korean defense conglomerate, has extended a proposal to supply Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) and K9 self-propelled howitzers to the Romanian armed forces. This move was unveiled at the

HSW, Hanwha Aerospace to Integrate Polish Krab Chassis with Korean K9 Gun-Howitzers

May 11, 2024 @ 04:38 AM

Polish firm Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW) and South Korean Hanwha Aerospace have signed an agreement to integrate Polish Krab chassis with the Korean K9A2 and K9A3 gun-howitzers, building on previous collaborations. The

Lockheed Wins $861M to Produce HIMARS Rocket Systems

May 9, 2024 @ 04:28 AM

The Pentagon today awarded Lockheed Martin

Germany Orders 68,000 Artillery Shells from KNDS for Supply to Ukraine

May 1, 2024 @ 05:02 AM

Germany's Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has placed an order for 68,000 155mm artillery shells from European KNDS (KMW+Nexter Defense Systems) to support Ukraine's defense capabilities. This order is part of a 6-year framework contract, worth €278 million, which allows for the production of up to 350,000 shells