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Orbital ATK To Provide Small Calibre Ammo To US Army

May 4, 2016 @ 08:57 PM

Orbital ATK has received orders worth $210 million to produce three kinds of small caliber ammunition to the US Army. The orders are for 5

Saudi Arabia Opens Ammunition Facility

April 5, 2016 @ 04:14 PM

Saudi Arabia has opened a new industrial complex for the production of projectives. The complex includes nine industrial buildings, each allocated for purposes that includes processing, packaging, assembly and filling, destructive testing and non-destructive testing, heat treatments and surface treatments, Saudi press agency reported March 27 this year

European Defence Agency Orders Carl-Gustaf Ammo From Saab

January 27, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

Saab has signed a contract with the European Defence Agency (EDA) for the production and delivery of Carl-Gustaf ammunition. Deliveries will take place during 2017

Syrian Army Seizes Cars Loaded With Munitions Bound For Terrorists

January 27, 2016 @ 09:38 AM

The Syrian army foiled an operation to smuggle large quantity of ammunition for medium and heavy weapons coming from the easter boder of Daraa province bound for terrorist organization in Syrian Badiya last week. Two cars loaded with 35 RPG rounds, 3000 PKC bullets, 3000 assault rifle bullets and grenades were...

US Approves Smart Bombs, Missiles, Munitions Worth $2 Billion For Iraqi F-16

January 21, 2016 @ 01:02 PM

The US Government has approved sale of smart bombs, AIM-9M Sidewinder missiles and other munitions for use on its fleet of 36 F-16 fighter jets in a deal valued at up to $1.95 billion to Iraq

France Testing New Weapons In Anti-Islamic State Strikes

November 25, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

France has tested new weapon loads, including GBU-12 laser guided bombs, on its fighter aircraft attacking Islamic State positions in Syria. French air force Dassault Mirage 2000N, which is being modified to carry four GBU-12 laser guided bombs, has taken off on a strike mission from its advanced air base in Jordan

Lockheed Martin Munitions Tested Using HIMARS Launcher

November 19, 2015 @ 11:18 AM

Lockheed Martin's Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary munitions have completed stockpile reliability tests. All rockets were launched from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, the company announced Wednesday

USAF Completes Testing Of Non-nuclear Gravity Bomb

November 17, 2015 @ 11:33 AM

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and United States Air Force (USAF) have tested non-nuclear version of the B61-12 gravity bomb at Tonopah Test Range in Nevada. The test was performed in a realistic guided flight environment, the USAF announced today

US Approves $1.3 Billion 'Smart' Bombs Sale To Saudi Arabia

November 17, 2015 @ 08:16 AM

The US State Department has approved $1.29 billion worth sale of 22,000 smart and general purpose bombs to Saudi Arabia

US To Deliver Joint Direct Attack Munitions To UAE

November 6, 2015 @ 03:13 PM

The US has approved a $380 million Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The sale also includes sustainment and associated equipment, parts and logistical support, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency reported Thursday

Rheinmetall Wins Tank Ammunition Contract

November 6, 2015 @ 11:41 AM

Rheinmetall has won around Euro 20 million worth contract from an international customer to supply practice tank ammunition. The DM78A1 and DM78A3 subcalibre practice ammunition will be delivered in two lots between 2016 and 2018, the compay announced today

Afghanistan Seeks Russian Artillery And Mi-35 Helicopters To Fight Insurgency

October 26, 2015 @ 12:15 PM

Afghanistan has turned to Moscow with a request to supply artillery small arms and Mi-35 helicopters to fight insurgents. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has asked for help from Russia after the US led NATO troops were pulled out of Afghanistan and also cut financial aid to the nation, Wall Street Journal reported Monday