Estonia's planned purchase of six K-9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers from South Korea could get delayed with the country's defense minister cancelling his visit to Seoul reportedly over novel coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. Estonian Minister of Defense, Jüri Luik, was to visit Seoul last month
The US Armys Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) fired rocket-assisted 155mm round and an Excalibur precision-guided round out to 65km, which is twice as far as traditional 155mm artillery. The test firing, carried out last Friday is intended to enable fielding the ERCA's systems to the US Armys combat battalion in 2023,
In a first, missiles and munitions manufacturer, Raytheon has demonstrated its “Excalibur S” artillery round against a moving target. In the test, a guided Excalibur round fired from a howitzer struck a moving target with precision
Russias unique new 152mm howitzer that can fire up to 16 rounds per minute, will enter limited series production this year for possible induction by 2022. “A pilot batch of 10 pieces was manufactured
An year after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a facility to manufacture the K-9 self-propelled artillery gun at the L & T company facility in Gujarat, the first locally-made SP guns rolled-out today. Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh tweeted this morning, “heading to Surat (Gujarat) today
South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has awarded Hanwha Defense $119 million (137.4 billion won) for K55 A1 howitzers
The US Army has awarded a contract valued $249.2 million for Self-Propelled Howitzers, carrier, ammunition and related support
Three of Rheinmetalls artillery projectiles have set new distance records during a test fire event at the Alkantpan Test Range in South Africa, on November 6. “During the event, three new maximum effective range records were set using various guns
The Brazilian Army completed a live fire demonstration of BAE Systems M109A5+ self-propelled howitzers, signalling the introduction of the vehicles into service. BAE Systems was awarded a $54 million US Government Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract in 2016 to provide 32 upgraded M109A5+ self-propelled howitzers to the Brazilian Army
Rheinmetall has won a €300 million ($328 milion) contract to manufacture main armament and hulls for PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzer and Leopard 2 main battle tank belonging to the Hungarian Army. Under the agreement, the company will produce the main armament and fire control technology for 44 Leopard 2 main battle tanks as well as the main armament, fire control technology and chassis for 24 PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzers
Russias latest advanced 2S42 Lotos 120mm self-propelled artillery system mounted on the chassis of the BMD-4 airborne infantry fighting vehicle, will be capable of carrying ammunition load twice that of the 2S9 Nona Gun, its predecessor, Chief Designer Veniamin Schastlivtsev said Wednesday. "The Nonas ammunition load is 20 rounds while here [on the Lotos] it is actually twice as much," the chief designer told
The Russian Army has received the latest-generation Tornado-S multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) this year, according to RIA Novosti. “As for the further development of the Tornado, we now have a new system, the Tornado-S
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