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India to Buy BAE Systems’ MK 45 Naval Guns worth $1 Billion

November 21, 2019 @ 02:29 AM

The United State has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of up to thirteen (13) MK 45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and related equipment worth $1.0210 billion

China Develops Motor for Electromagnetic Weapons

June 20, 2018 @ 08:59 AM

China has produced an electric motor that would meet the heavy demand for electricity from China's latest electromagnetic weapon system, which may involve electromagnetic railgun and ballistic missile technologies. Academy of Aerospace Solid Propulsion Technology under China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation has recently delivered a batch of newly developed brushed...

US Navy Orders Two Additional Mk110 Naval Guns

April 10, 2018 @ 09:43 AM

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by General Dynamics to provide two additional Mk110 Naval Gun Systems for the Independence variant of the U.S

Ammo India 2018: India’s Defence Minister Calls For Defence PSUs To Be...

March 12, 2018 @ 05:44 PM

Indias Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has underlined the need for revitalizing defence PSUs and ordnance factories for meeting the ammunition needs of Indias defence forces. “The managements of these organisations need to be ahead of the curve and show dynamism,” as they possess immense and valuable assets that could offer...

BAE Systems to Produce 40 Bofors Mk4 Naval Gun For Finnish Navy

January 31, 2018 @ 08:30 AM

BAE Systems will produce Bofors 40 Mk4 Naval Guns for the Finnish Navys Hamina Class Squadron 2000 fast attack craft. The procurement is under a contract with Patria, the prime contractor for the vessels mid-life upgrade and overhaul program

Orbital ATK Receives Order for Hydra-70 Rocket-launched Illuminating Flares

January 23, 2018 @ 12:11 PM

Orbital ATK announced Monday that it has received a contract modification from General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems for the purchase of illuminating flares for the Hydra-70 family of rockets. This follow-on order provides a suite of illuminating flares that deliver tactical illumination in both the visible and infrared spectra

US Marines test-fire Land Artillery Rocket System from Amphibious Ship

October 25, 2017 @ 09:19 AM

US Marines conducted a firing of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from the deck of an amphibious transport dock, scoring a major extension of the land-based platforms ability to function as naval artillery. A detachment of Marines set up the vehicle-borne launch system on the flight deck of amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD-23)

Rostec Unveils New Naval Missile and Anti-aircraft Artillery Weapon System ‘PANTSIR-ME’

June 29, 2017 @ 11:56 AM

Rostecs subsidiary Tula KBP introduces its new naval missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system Pantsir-ME that provides protection against modern air threats, including low-flying and small-size unmanned aerial vehicles. The creation of the new weapon system Pantsir-ME provides reliable protection for ships against air threats with absolute probability virtually equal to 1, including protection against low-altitude anti-ship missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles

BAE Systems, Leonardo To Co-develop New Precision-Guided Munitions

June 29, 2017 @ 10:33 AM

BAE Systems and Leonardo are collaborating on new precision-guided solutions that will offer US and allied military forces a range of low-risk, cost effective, advanced munitions for advanced, large caliber weapon systems. The two companies anticipate offering new adaptations of Leonardos Vulcano — a family of gun-launched munitions that exceed the performance of currently available precision-guided projectiles — in a variety of gun systems, including the BAE Systems-built Advanced Gun System (AGS) and the Mk 45 naval gun

Raytheon To Upgrade US Navy’s Phalanx Weapon System

June 6, 2017 @ 09:54 AM

The Pentagon has awarded a contract to Raytheon to upgrade equipment for the US Navy's Phalanx anti-missile Close-in-Weapon-System. "Raytheon Co

Estonia Partners With Finland For K9 Thunder Howitzer

February 8, 2017 @ 06:55 PM

Estonia has considered partnering with Finland to procure Hanwa Techwin K9 Thunder 155 mm self-propelled howitzers (SPH) from South Korea. Finland is expected to spend at least 100 million euros in the joint deal

Finland To Modernize Counter Artillery Systems, Projectiles

January 18, 2017 @ 11:46 AM

Finland has considered modernizing its armed forces with counter artillery systems and high-precision projectiles. In upcoming years, Finland plans to acquire counter artillery radar systems, which was unknown to the Nordic country's forces armed forces