Newly-Developed 82mm Mobile Mortar Handed Over to Russian Troops

July 18, 2023 @ 12:03 PM

Rostec has handed over to Russian troops the first batch of ‘Dork 2S41 self-propelled (SP) mortar that enables soldiers to fire on the move without leaving the armored vehicle. The experimental batch of SP mortar is mounted atop a ‘Typhoon armored vehicle and can fire 10 rounds a minute at...

Elbit Wins $150M Contract for PULS Rocket Launchers, Guided Rockets

July 18, 2023 @ 09:08 AM

Elbit Systems has won a $150 million contract to supply PULS (Precise and Universal Launching Systems) rocket launchers and a package of precision-guided long-range rockets to an international customer. The contract will be performed over a period of three years

Rheinmetall Receives €1.3B to Supply 155mm Ammo to German MoD

July 18, 2023 @ 08:58 AM

The German Bundeswehr awarded Rheinmetall a €1.3 billion order for service and practice artillery ammunition

Bundeswehr Orders Rheinmetall-made 120mm Tank Ammo

July 13, 2023 @ 09:43 AM

The German Bundeswehr has expanded to €4 billion an existing framework agreement with Rheinmetall for the supply of 120mm tank ammunition. On Thursday, the company said an existing agreement for the munition, including the type fired by the main gun of the Leopard 2 tank, had been expanded “to close gaps...

Russian Troops Receive Modernized ‘Sani’ 120mm Mortar Systems

July 12, 2023 @ 05:04 AM

Rostec handed over another batch of modernized 120-mm mortar systems 2S12A "Sani" to the Russian troops as part of the state defense order in 2023. The 2S12A "Sani" mortar complex was created to destroy the enemy with mounted fire, including in deep shelters and on the reverse slopes of hills...

Romania in Talks with South Korea to Acquire K9 Howitzer

July 10, 2023 @ 05:20 AM

Romania is mulling over the acquisition of 155mm howitzers, possibly 90 units of the K9 Thunder produced by South Koreas Hanwha Defense. This procurement is part of the countrys weapons shopping list for which the defense ministry requested parliamentary permission in April

Hanwha Tests Composite Tracks with K9A2 Self-Propelled Guns

July 6, 2023 @ 01:15 PM

Hanwha Team Thunder UK said it tested Composite Rubber Tracks (CRT) with a К9А2 self-propelled gun mount. The company performed successful integration tests on the CRT from the Canadian manufacturer Soucy

Australian Army to Soon Receive First Two AS9 Howitzers Modelled on South...

July 4, 2023 @ 07:09 AM

The Australian Army will soon receive two AS9 Huntsman self-propelled howitzers modelled off the South Korean K9 Thunder. Tests of the incoming howitzers with its three-round burst and automated loading capabilities, are nearing completion in South Korea, Australias defence ministry said

Russia's Msta-S 'Monster Howitzer' Upgraded with Automatic Fire Control System

June 30, 2023 @ 10:44 AM

Russias Msta-S 152mm artillery system dubbed ‘Monster Howitzer due to its “excellent performance” in the ongoing war with Ukraine, has received an automated fire control system that further improves its target detection speed and accuracy of fire. On June 29, Rostec said it delivered the first batch of these upgraded howitzers to Russian troops

S.Korea Likely to Upgrade K9 Howitzers

June 27, 2023 @ 11:48 AM

South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) is endorsing a plan to upgrade homegrown K9 self-propelled howitzer. The Defense Project Promotion Committee gave the nod to the 2

Lockheed, Rheinmetall to Build Europe-made HIMARS-based Rocket Launcher: Report

June 26, 2023 @ 10:40 AM

Lockheed Martin and Rheinmetall have teamed up to build a European-made rocket launcher based on the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS). The two companies have proposed GMARS- with the G denoting Germany