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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, […]


10th Mountain Division Soldiers teach Afghan mortarmen 60mm mortar system

10th Mountain Division Soldiers teach Afghan mortarmen 60mm mortar system

It may be small, but a 60mm mortar round has a blast radius of over 20 meters and can be fired at enemies three and a half kilometers away. The M224 60mm mortar system has become a staple of American […]


5-7 Air Defense Artillery Soldiers assume responsibilities in Turkey

5-7 Air Defense Artillery Soldiers assume responsibilities in Turkey

After months of hard training and expectation, the rubber finally hit the road in Turkey for the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command. With a formal transfer of authority in the southeastern […]


Raytheon demonstrates unparalleled precision in live-fire testing of self-propelled howitzer

Raytheon demonstrates unparalleled precision in live-fire testing of self-propelled howitzer

The U.S. Army and Raytheon have fired 10 precision-guided Excalibur projectiles during the final phase of compatibility testing at Yuma Proving Ground. This live-fire demonstration, funded by the U.S., Germany and supported by Raytheon-funded initial testing, marked the completion of […]


Paladin hybridizes for future fleet

Paladin hybridizes for future fleet

The Fires Center of Excellence Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate here, is celebrating a major victory after the Paladin Integrated Management program received Milestone C approval within the Defense Acquisition System. This Materiel Development Decision moves the project from the […]


BAE Systems to Begin Production of Paladin Integrated Management

BAE Systems to Begin Production of Paladin Integrated Management

BAE Systems received a contract worth up to $688 million from the U.S. Army to begin Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of the Paladin Integrated Management (PIM) program. The PIM is a significant upgrade of the M109A6 Paladin Self-Propelled Howitzer, restoring […]


 
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