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Rheinmetall Wins Bundeswehr’s Mortar Modernization and Ammunition Order

January 20, 2022 @ 06:47 AM

The German Bundeswehr has asked Rheinmetall to supply 120mm mortar ammunition and modernize its mortar systems for €27 million. Booked in 2021, the order represents gross volume of around €27 million in total, the company said in a release

French Army Trains Chadian Soldiers on 82mm Mortar Use

January 10, 2022 @ 05:46 AM

The armored operational instruction detachment (DIO) of the French forces in Gabon trained Chadian soldiers on the operation of 82 mm mortars ahead of their mission in Mali scheduled in few months. The training took place in the capital NDjamena from November 29 to December 18

DRDO Conducts Maiden Launch of New Gen Surface-to-Surface Missile ‘Pralay’

December 22, 2021 @ 09:57 AM

Indian state run firm Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted maiden flight test of indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay on Wednesday. The test was conducted on the Dr

Bharat Forge Unveils Indigenous Multi-terrain Artillery Gun 155 –BR

December 21, 2021 @ 01:13 PM

Indias Bharat Forge Ltd. launched indigenous Multi-terrain Artillery Gun (MArG) 155 – BR on Tuesday

Australia Orders K-9 Howitzers, K-10 Ammunition Resupply Vehicles for $720M

December 13, 2021 @ 05:40 AM

Australia has placed an order for 30 K-9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers and 15 K-10 armored ammunition resupply vehicles from South Korea under a contract valued A$1biillion (US$720 million). The announcement came more than a year after Hanwha Defense was named the sole preferred bidder for an Australian artillery gun procurement project

India’s Pinaka Extended Range Rocket Ready for Series Production

December 11, 2021 @ 10:31 AM

India completed testing the Pinaka Extended Range (Pinaka-ER) rocket Saturday, qualifying the weapon for series production. The Indian Ministry of Defense said successful tests of Pinaka-ER, Area Denial Munitions (ADM) and indigenously developed fuzes had been carried out at various test ranges

Brazilian Army-Embraer Sign Agreement to study Artillery Counter-Battery Radar System

December 9, 2021 @ 03:00 PM

The Department of Science and Technology at the Brazilian Army (DCT) signed a Technical Cooperation Agreement with Embraer to develop an Artillery Counter-battery Radar System. The Cooperation Agreement aims to promote joint preliminary studies of technical and operational concepts in Artillery Counter-battery Radar System

Ukrainian Troops Start Operating Domestic BARS 8MMK Mobile Mortar Units

December 9, 2021 @ 06:44 AM

Airborne assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine began controlled operation of six BARS 8MMK mobile mortar units developed and manufactured by Ukroboronservice, a part of state-owned Ukroboronprom. The equipment is designed to support the actions of mechanized units in the fight against raids, sabotage and reconnaissance groups, counter-battery combat and more

Russian Troops Receive TOS-1A Modernized Flamethrower Systems

December 7, 2021 @ 06:07 AM

The Omsk transport engineering plant of Rostec-owned Uralvagonzavod Concern handed over a batch of TOS-1A modernized heavy flamethrower systems to the Russian military. The systems are equipped with modern launching equipment, which made it possible to increase the convenience of the crew members of the BM-1 combat vehicle and reduce the time for completing the assigned combat mission

Thales to Commence Production of 155mm Artillery Ammo in Australia

December 6, 2021 @ 03:57 AM

Thales announced today it will commence the production of 155mm M795 Artillery Projectiles in Australia in early 2022. Production in Australia of the 155mm M795 Artillery Projectiles will take place in Benalla, regional Victoria, and will include the filling of steel projectile bodies with high explosive TNT, final assembly and completion of the rigorous quality inspections

EDEX 2021: Egypt Considering Buying K-9 Self-Propelled Howitzers from S.Korea

November 30, 2021 @ 08:33 AM

South Korea and Egypt are in talks over the latters purchase of K-9 self-propelled howitzers. The negotiations are under way at the EDEX 2021 exhibition taking place in Cairo, industry officials told

Russia to Develop Air-Droppable Tornado-G MRLS for Paratroopers

November 19, 2021 @ 11:12 AM

Splav Research and Production Association, a subsidiary of Rostec-owned Technodinamika will develop the air-droppable version of the latest 122mm Tornado-G multiple launch rocket system (MLRS). "The new state armaments program will likely to include a new modification, the air-droppable Tornado-G mounted on a new chassis

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