India likely to buy 145 M777 lightweight howitzers worth $647 million from

January 27, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Jan. 22 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of 145 M777 155mm Light-Weight Towed Howitzers with Laser Inertial Artillery Pointing Systems (LINAPS) and associated parts, equipment, training and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $647 million

ST Kinetics likely to offer 155 mm 52 calibre towed howitzer to

January 19, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

ST Kinetics today said that it will be fielding the world's first and longest in-service 155 mm 52 Calibre towed Howitzer, the FH 2000, in field trials next month. The company is hopeful that the stalled trial of the 155 mm calibre 39 Pegasus Lightweight Howitzer (LWH) will also recommence

India spent $50-bn on defence since 1999, $30 billion more planned till

January 2, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Since the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan based Islamic militants, India has purchased defense hardware worth over $50 billion. According to the Times of India, it is planning to spend another $30 billion in the next 4-5 years on fighters, warships, tanks, artillery, C4ISR and others

USA has awarded $151 million contract to Lockheed Martin for HIMARS

December 30, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

USA has awarded $151 million contract to Lockheed Martin for HIMARS Lockheed Martin Corp was awarded on Dec. 22, 2009, a $151,166,292 contract

Australia to procure 35 M777 towed howitzers

October 20, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

The Minister for Defence, Senator John Faulkner, today announced that the Government has given Second Pass Approval for a A$493 million project to provide the next generation artillery system for the Australian Army. Senator Faulkner said the first phase of Land 17 (the Artillery Replacement Project) will provide the...

Northrop Grumman has been awarded $57 million contract for C-RAM system integration

October 12, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Huntsville, Ala., was awarded on Sept

Raytheon wins $73 million US Army contract for production of Excalibur Ia-2

October 5, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

Raytheon Company received a $73.3 million U

ATK wins $10 million contract from US Army for EPIAFS

September 3, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

Alliant Techsystems recently received a $10 million order for Enhanced Portable Inductive Artillery Fuze Setters (EPIAFS), following successful completion of First Article Acceptance Testing (FAAT) with the U.S

Rheinmetall wins €54 million order to equip the Bundeswehr with an advanced...

June 25, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

Rheinmetall AG of Düsseldorf has just been awarded a €54 million contract to equip the German armed forces with a state-of-the-art mortar system. The system’s newly developed 120mm mortar track and associated support vehicles make an important contribution to the mission-oriented modernization of the Bundeswehr armoury

WASP turret upgraded for MILAN ER firing

June 17, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

To provide land forces with new operational capabilities, MBDA, Panhard and Sagem have modified the WASP remote-controlled turret to enable crews to fire MILAN ER medium-range missiles under armour protection. The WASP MILAN ER turret is being presented at Paris Air Show 2009

USA approves sale of $275 million army equipments to chile

June 16, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale to the Government of Chile of radars, howitzers, vehicles, weapons, ammunition and related support for an estimated cost of $275 million. The Government of Chile has requested a possible sale of 2 AN/TPQ-37(V)3 FIREFINDER Radars, 2 M1165A1 High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs), 12 M109A5 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzers, 12 M109A3 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzers, 18 M113A2 Armored Personnel Carriers; 6 M577A2 Command Post Carriers, 24 M548A1 Tracked Logistics Vehicles, 12 M2

BAE Systems wins $118 million contract for 63 more M777 howitzers

May 29, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

BAE Systems has received orders worth around $118 million (£70 million) for 63 more M777 howitzers, taking the order total to exactly 800 guns. The U