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...

Brazil Selects Israeli ATMOS as Winner of the 155 mm Artillery Competition

April 30, 2024 @ 05:41 AM

The Brazilian Army (Exército Brasileiro) has chosen Israel-made ATMOS as the official winner of the of the VBCOAP 155 SR competition. This information was first reported by

Poland to Buy 72 South Korean HOMAR-K MLRS Systems

April 25, 2024 @ 07:59 AM

Poland has signed a contract to purchase 72 HOMAR-K missile launchers, a Polish version of South Koreas Chunmoo, produced by Hanwha Aerospace Europe. According to reports, the contract is valued at six billion Polish zloty ($1

BAE Systems Selects Hanwha USA to Modernize Building at Redford Ammunition Plant

April 19, 2024 @ 07:40 AM

BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. (OSI) has chosen Hanwha Defense USA (HDUSA) to upgrade an existing production building at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant

Russian Troops Receive Modernized Msta-S, Akatsiya Self-Propelled Artillery Systems

April 6, 2024 @ 07:30 AM

Russian troops have recently received deliveries of the upgraded 2S19M1 Msta-S and 2S3M Akatsiya self-propelled artillery systems, alongside a shipment of third-generation BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles. The modernized Msta-S is now equipped with a digital automated guidance and fire control system, enabling its integration into reconnaissance and strike operations

Denmark Expands Probe into Israeli-made ATMOS, PULS Rocket Artillery Procurement Program

April 4, 2024 @ 10:22 AM

The Danish Ministry of Defense has widened its investigation into the procurement of the Israeli Elbit Systems-made ATMOS and PULS rocket artillery system to encompass the costs and delays associated with establishing an operational rocket launcher capability. In October 2023, a legal investigation was initiated into the purchase of fire support systems

U.S. Army Awards BAE Systems $318M M109 Howitzer Services Contract

March 28, 2024 @ 04:43 AM

BAE Systems has won a contract valued up to $318 million from the U.S

Elbit Systems’ Advanced C4I Solution Selected for European Artillery Upgrade

March 28, 2024 @ 04:19 AM

A European country selected Elbit Systems to improve 155mm howitzer battalions with Digital Fires capabilities through integration of their C4ISR Artillery Suite including Torch-X Fires app and E-LynX SDR radios. Torch-X Fires is an integrated solution built upon Elbit Systems C4ISR platform, facilitating cross-force coordination, rapid planning, execution, and sensor-to-shooter capabilities

European Union Awards Rheinmetall €130M to Boost Ammo Production

March 27, 2024 @ 06:29 AM

Rheinmetall has received over €130 million in funding from the European Union to increase the production of ammunition. More than a quarter of the total €500 million awarded by the EU under the Act of Support in Ammunition Production (ASAP) will be channeled into six projects by Rheinmetall AG's European subsidiaries, aimed at expanding the production of 155mm artillery ammunition and powder

In a First, a Norwegian Project Integrates Drone Data to Correct Artillery...

March 13, 2024 @ 11:36 AM

During the recent “Steadfast Defender 24” NATO exercise, Norwegian and Swedish specialists conducted a unique experiment to correct artillery fire by obtaining information from multiple drone hovering over target territory. The mission of the drone swarms is to discover the enemy's position and activities and relay the information to the artillery positions which are ready to fire