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Excalibur Ib Enters Full Rate Production and Receives $52 Million Award

Excalibur Ib Enters Full Rate Production and Receives $52 Million Award

Raytheon Company’s Excalibur Ib precision guided projectile has entered full rate production (FRP). U.S. Army approval of FRP completes Excalibur Ib’s low rate initial production phase. Additionally, the U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon $52 million for continued Excalibur Ib production. […]


North Korea Test-Fires More Projectiles

North Korea Test-Fires More Projectiles

North Korea has fired four more short-range projectiles into the sea, the latest in a series of missile and artillery tests. The South Korean Defense Ministry says the North fired two Wednesday morning and two more later in the day […]


North Korea fires 100 artillery shells into sea

North Korea fires 100 artillery shells into sea

North Korea fired 100 artillery shells into the sea Monday in a live-fire drill near the eastern maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests. The drill began shortly before midday (0300 GMT) using land […]


IAI Presents Mobile Counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar Radar System at Eurosatory

IAI Presents Mobile Counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar Radar System at Eurosatory

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) presents Green Rock – a mobile autonomous tactical counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar (C-RAM) system. This system was delivered to the Israel Defense Forces and named Wind Shield by the IDF. The system will be on […]


Army inducts self-propelled howitzer into low-rate initial production

Army inducts self-propelled howitzer into low-rate initial production

Air and sea power are critical strategic military assets, but land power is undeniable in its ability to compel and deter adversaries. The Army’s capability to project land power grew this week with the induction of the M109A7 self-propelled howitzer […]


Lockheed Alternative GMLRS Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test Series to Next Test Phase

Lockheed Alternative GMLRS Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test Series to Next Test Phase

Lockheed Martin (LMT) successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the long-range test, four rockets were fired from […]


Avenger crew members transition to C-RAM

Avenger crew members transition to C-RAM

The temperatures may have been cold here last week, but Thompson Hill Complex was hot as about 70 Soldiers from B Battery, 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., performed live-fire Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar […]


Qualification Tests of GMLRS Alternative Warhead Continue

Qualification Tests of GMLRS Alternative Warhead Continue

Lockheed Martin has conducted the second Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Four rockets were fired from a M270A1 launcher and destroyed their respective […]


US, Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer

US, Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer

The Canadian Royal Army has enlisted the help of Picatinny engineers to evaluate the life-span of their World War II-era C3 Howitzer. “We are looking for engineering data that, unfortunately, we’re missing right now,” said Canadian Army Maj. David Lebel, […]


 
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