Dutch Army Orders Rheinmetall Artillery Ammunition

October 22, 2021 @ 04:52 AM

The Dutch procurement agency DMO has just placed an order for illumination and smoke/obscurant shells from Rheinmetalls ammunition family. The NATO nation will take delivery of the projectiles in mid-2023

BAE Systems’ 155mm ARCHER Wheeled Howitzer Clears U.S. Army’s Shoot-Off Evaluation...

October 12, 2021 @ 06:24 AM

BAE Systems 155mm ARCHER wheeled howitzer system cleared tests during the U.S

Nexter Signs Agreement with Czech Firm for Production of Shells, Modular Charges

October 9, 2021 @ 05:33 AM

Nexter Group announced it signed an agreement with the Czech manufacturer STV Group for the local supply and certification of shells and modular charges. Czech Republic signed a contract for the acquisition of 52 Nexter-built CAESAR self-propelled artillery guns in an eight-wheel drive (8x8) version, in Prague last month

Czech Republic Signs Contract to Acquire 52 CAESAR Artillery Guns from Nexter

October 2, 2021 @ 07:54 AM

Czech Defense Minister Lubomír Metnar signed a contract for the acquisition of 52 CAESAR self-propelled artillery guns in an eight-wheel drive (8x8) version, in the presence of French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly and Nicolas Chamussy, CEO of Nexter Group on September 30 in Prague. With this major order,...

Maiden Flight Test of DRDO’s New Akash Missile Variant

September 27, 2021 @ 03:12 PM

A new version of the Akash Missile – ‘Akash Prime developed by India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has been flight tested from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, Odisha on 27 September 2021 at around 4:30 pm. The missile intercepted and destroyed an unmanned aerial target mimicking enemy aircrafts, in...

U.S. Okays $750M Sale of Howitzers to Taiwan

August 5, 2021 @ 06:32 AM

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Georgia to Order Javelin Missiles for $30M

August 4, 2021 @ 08:43 AM

Georgia could soon place an order worth $30 million with Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture for Javelin Missiles. On Tuesday, the U

S.Korea Deploys Indigenous, Hi-Tech Mortar System

July 29, 2021 @ 07:15 AM

South Korea has started deploying an upgraded version of its indigenous 81-millimeter mortar system. According to Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), the development of the system took five years and was completed in 2019

Rafael’s SPIKE Missile Fired from Oshkosh JLT in Estonia Demo

July 27, 2021 @ 11:35 AM

Rafael and Oshkosh Defense have completed a live firing of Rafael's SPIKE NLOS (Non-Line-Of-Sight) missile from an Oshkosh JLTV (Joint Light Tactical Vehicle). SPIKE NLOS 32 km-range missile, with high accuracy achieved by a navigation system and lethal warheads capable of destroying a wide range of targets

PLA Deploys Javelin Analogue, HJ-12 Anti-Tank Missile in Tibet

July 26, 2021 @ 09:16 AM

Chinas Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Command deployed the indigenously developed HJ-12 man-portable anti-tank missile that is similar in capabilities to the U.S

U.S. Announces Program to Extract Rare Earth Elements from Domestic Sources to...

July 14, 2021 @ 10:30 AM

The Pentagons Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced a program to extract Rare Earth Elements (RRE) from domestic sources using microbes, a process called ‘biomining. Success in the program will end American dependence upon China which is its single largest supplier of RREs