Babcock Joins BAE Systems Team for UK's Future Artillery Programme

December 12, 2023 @ 05:18 AM

Babcock, in collaboration with BAE Systems and Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL), is set to develop the ARCHER wheeled mobile artillery system as the UK Ministry of Defence's replacement for the British Army's legacy AS90. Babcock's production facilities in Devonport and Walsall will play a crucial role in consolidating the Archer...

Poland Approves $2.5B Contract for 152 Krab Self-Propelled Howitzers

December 11, 2023 @ 04:41 AM

The Ministry of National Defense in Poland has approved the procurement of 152 Krab self-propelled howitzers, with the officially approved contract valued at around PLN 10 billion ($2.5 billion) on December 8

Hanwha Aerospace Signs $2.6B Contract for K9 Howitzers Sale to Poland

December 6, 2023 @ 11:31 AM

South Korean defense contractor Hanwha Aerospace has finalized a second executive contract with the Polish Armed Forces Agency, amounting to approximately 3.4758 trillion won (about $2

Belgian Army Demos Rapid Deployment of HIMARS with A400M Aircraft

December 5, 2023 @ 12:10 PM

Belgian military demonstrated rapid deployment of HIMARS launchers from an Airbus A400M transport plane during the first HIRAIN mission held recently. An A400M from the 20th Squadron Tactical Airlift of the 15th Wing completed the inaugural HIRAIN mission during the Winter Shield exercise, with participation from American and Latvian soldiers and...

France’s Nexter Halves Production Time of Caesar Howitzers

November 29, 2023 @ 02:42 PM

The French military has officially received the initial batch of Caesar self-propelled howitzers, replacing those sent to Ukraine as part of defense aid, and they are being produced at double the previous rate. Sébastien Lecornu, Minister of the French Armed Forces, announced this development, emphasizing that artillery regiments have already integrated...

U.S. Army’s Precision Strike Missile Completes Shortest-Range Flight Test

November 17, 2023 @ 07:41 AM

Lockheed Martin has completed U.S

Russia Secures Estimated $1.5 Billion Contract for Manufacture of Igla-S MANPADS in

November 14, 2023 @ 02:58 PM

Russias state arms export agency Rosoboronexport, announced the formalization of a contract for the supply and licensed production of Russias advanced Igla-S man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) to India. Chief Executive Officer of Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheev confirmed this to Russian government-owned

Rostec Delivers First Batch of Malva Self-Propelled Wheeled Howitzers to Russian Ministry...

October 26, 2023 @ 06:46 AM

Russias state-owned Rostec announced it has handed over the first batch of 152-mm Malva self-propelled wheeled howitzers to the Russian Ministry of Defense. The Malva self-propelled artillery guns, also known as SAOs, have been specifically designed to enhance mobility, firepower, and operational efficiency

US approves HIMARS Artillery Sale to Latvia

October 25, 2023 @ 04:26 AM

A possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Latvia of M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $220 million has been approved by the US State Department. The Government of the Republic of Latvia has requested to buy six M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); twelve (12) M30A2 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead (AW) Pods with Insensitive Munitions Propulsion System (IMPS); twelve (12) M31A2 GMLRS Unitary (GMLRS-U) High Explosive Pods with IMPS; and 10 M57 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Pods

Ukraine to Get a Taste of “Coalition SV,” Russia’s All-new Artillery Gun...

October 20, 2023 @ 10:41 AM

Russia could soon deploy in Ukraine its latest artillery weapon- the Coalition-SV ‘combat robot' which can fire 10 rounds per minite in barrage mode previously unavailable in Russian artillery. Russias Rostec has completed state tests of the 152-mm self-propelled artillery gun "Coalition-SV", and is ready for serial production

Russia's "Agriculture" Mine-Laying Vehicle Can Plant Mines in Record Time

October 13, 2023 @ 10:34 AM

Rostec has fast-tracked the delivery of the "Agriculture" remote mining engineering system (ISDM), a system that can mine vast areas rapidly with programmable ammunition. Rostec said this system can blanket an area equivalent to several football fields with mines in just minutes, thanks to programmable ammunition

Lockheed Martin Tests Providing In-flight Target Updates to Guided Multiple Launch Rocket...

October 12, 2023 @ 11:29 AM

Lockheed Martin's missile communication prototype has successfully provided in-flight target updates to a surrogate Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) for the very first time. During a recent test in which a GMLRS-like trajectory was simulated, Lockheed Martin's Remote Interceptor Guidance – 360 (RIG-360) uplinker prototype delivered target updates to a data link under experimental evaluation for potential use with the MLRS Family of Munitions (MFOM)