Indias long-pending howitzer procurement deal could bite the dust with the Defense Ministry citing the “artillery guns are way too expensive to buy for the new Army divisions”. According to the Times of India, no final decision has been taken yet, but there is "no way" 145 BAE Systems M-777 ultra-light howitzers could be bought for over $800 million
Nexter Systems is teaming up with L&T and Ashok Leyland to collaborate for the Mounted Gun System (MGS) artillery program of Indian Army. The announcement was made during Eurosatory 2014 show
Elbit Systems has won a $20 Million Contract for the supply of upgraded armored personnel carriers (APCs) to the Philippines Armed Forces. The upgrade will include 25 mm unmanned turrets, 12
The Army's capability to project land power grew this week with the induction of the M109A7 self-propelled howitzer and its companion M992A3 carrier ammunition tracked vehicle into low-rate initial production, the US Army said in a statement. The M109A7 and M992A3, formerly known as the Army's Paladin Integrated Management, known as PIM, program, were both inducted during a ceremony at Anniston Army Depot where Congressman Mike Rogers, Alabama's third congressional district representative, described what the systems bring to the Army
ATK announced today that it has received international contracts from U.S
The Indian ministry of defence (MoD) has apparently cleared all the pending queries on the manufacturer of the M-777 ultra-light Howitzers - regarding the proposed acquisition for 145 of these artillery guns, but the deal with the US through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programme will not be inked yet. According to various reports, the deal may not be signed until a new government is in place later this year
ST Engineering will showcase STK 5.56 Bullpup Multirole Combat Rifle, a new family of rifles with multi-role capabilities at the Singapore Airshow 2014, 11-16 February
The Russian Navy is expected to receive 40 new warships and auxiliary vessels this year, according to RIA Novosti. In addition to surface ships of various classes, the navy will also commission the third Borey-class nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine, the Vladimir Monomakh, and a Varshavyanka-class diesel electric submarine, Rear Admiral Viktor Bursuk, a deputy commander of the Russian navy was quoted as saying in the report
The Norwegian government has terminated the Archer artillery system contract stating it doesn't meet the needs of Defence within the time that remains available. “The Norwegian-Swedish cooperation is extensive, and has in several areas proven to provide good solutions for both countries
BAE Systems has won a five-year contract to overhaul the Mk45 guns on the ANZAC fleet for the Royal Australian Navy. BAE Systems was chosen as the sole source provider of Mk45 Gun in Service Support, Removal, Replacement and Overhaul services
The British defence procurement minister Philip Dunne announced two orders worth about £390 million on the second day of DSEi 2013 show. The first order is worth £367 million deal for a six-year term won by Rolls Royce Turbomeca to support the RTM322 engine to power British Armys Apache attack helicopter and Merlin machines used by the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force
TenCate Advanced Armour has developed the latest ballistic inserts for protecting against one of the most common gun threats globally; the AK47 Mild Steel Core. The new TenCate Multi-light(TM) ultra lightweight ballistic solution offers unmatched protection and user comfort to soldiers and law enforcement personnel whilst ensuring high tactical mobility
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