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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 […]


Israel and Syria exchange fire in Golan

Israel and Syria exchange fire in Golan

Israel artillery has fired back at Syria after gunfire hit an Israeli military vehicle in the Golan Heights. The incident comes amid high tensions in the region as Israel is waging an offensive against Gaza while civil war continues in […]


Australia Orders Additional M777 Howitzers

Australia Orders Additional M777 Howitzers

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Government had approved the purchase of an additional two artillery batteries of Lightweight Towed Howitzers, comprising 19 M777A2 155mm howitzers. The cost of the […]


India to Buy M-777 Howitzers from US: Report

India to Buy M-777 Howitzers from US: Report

India will issue a request to the US Government next month for procuring 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers for the Army at a cost of over Rs 3,000 crore. “The Letter of Request (LoR) for procuring 145 Ultra-Light Howitzers for the […]


 
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