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Field artillery training integrates women into combat specialties

Field artillery training integrates women into combat specialties

The loud booms from the fields of Fort Sill will sound the same, but for the first time women may be responsible for launching the artillery. The first class of female Soldiers joined A Battery, 1st Battalion, 78th Field Artillery, […]


Soldiers to get safer artillery rounds

Soldiers to get safer artillery rounds

Beginning March 2014, the Army will take delivery of new artillery rounds which will be safer, but which will also deliver the same performance as those currently used, said an engineer who has tested them. “Cost, performance and IM” were […]


Saab Receives Order for Weapon Locating System Arthur

Saab Receives Order for Weapon Locating System Arthur

Defence and security company Saab has received an order for the Arthur weapon locating system amounting to MSEK 128. Deliveries will take place in 2014. Arthur is a C-band medium-range weapon-locating system that detects and locates enemy artillery fire. The […]


EAPS Completes Miniature Hit-To-Kill Interceptor Flight Test

EAPS Completes Miniature Hit-To-Kill Interceptor Flight Test

Lockheed Martin’s Extended Area Protection and Survivability (EAPS) program successfully conducted the first Guided Test Flight to characterize the seeker, guidance, navigation and control systems of its Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) interceptor. The very small and agile interceptor is designed to […]


Afghan troops train on D-30 Howitzer

Afghan troops train on D-30 Howitzer

Soldiers from Security Forces Assistance and Advisory Team – 5, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, assisted in the training of the Afghan National Army on the D-30 Howitzers at Combat Outpost Monti, Afghanistan, Jan. 18. The Afghan National […]


Picatinny recycles artillery shells to create cheaper, safer, more realistic training rounds

Picatinny recycles artillery shells to create cheaper, safer, more realistic training rounds

Picatinny munitions experts have developed a process to recycle a family of old artillery shells to create less expensive, more realistic and safer training rounds for Soldiers, giving new meaning to the slogan “renew, reuse, recycle.” Their process, which begins […]


Elbit to Supply the Israel with Cardom Artillery Systems

Elbit to Supply the Israel with Cardom Artillery Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. subsidiary, Elbit Systems Land and C4I Ltd. was recently awarded a contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense to supply Cardom artillery systems (known in the Israel Defense Forces as “Keshet”). The contract, to be performed over […]


Fort Bliss Soldiers First To Fire Army’s New Near-Precision Artillery Rounds

Fort Bliss Soldiers First To Fire Army’s New Near-Precision Artillery Rounds

Soldiers from the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, from Fort Bliss, Texas, became the first troops to fire the Army’s upcoming near-precision projectile, the XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit, during tests in October, at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz. The Precision […]


Russia Developing 200-km Range Rocket System

Russia Developing 200-km Range Rocket System

Russia is developing new long-range multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS) with improved guidance that could allow them to strike targets up to 120 miles (200 km) away, the Defense Ministry’s artillery spokesman said on Monday. “We have the military-technical potential to […]


 
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