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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 […]


Field Artillery completes joint exercise in United Arab Emirates

Field Artillery completes joint exercise in United Arab Emirates

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery, held a 10-day exercise, Sept. 22 through Oct. 1, with the host nation’s 97th Heavy Artillery Regiment, in the United Arab Emirates. The live-fire exercise tested joint capabilities for the first time between […]


First ARCHER Systems Delivered In Sweden

First ARCHER Systems Delivered In Sweden

BAE Systems delivered the first four ARCHER artillery systems to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, during a handover ceremony at the company’s Karlskoga, Sweden facility Sept. 23. BAE Systems employees and representatives from FMV and the Norwegian Defence Logistics […]


155 mm Vulcano SAL Guided Ammunition Scores Direct Hit At 33 Km Range

155 mm Vulcano SAL Guided Ammunition Scores Direct Hit At 33 Km Range

On July 12, 2013, at Alkanptan firing range in South Africa, a week of extensive test firings was completed demonstrating the precision and terminal accuracy of the Vulcano Guided Ammunition with a direct hit against a target at a range […]


 
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