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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 […]


Raytheon to Upgrade Army Field Artillery System

Raytheon to Upgrade Army Field Artillery System

Raytheon Company has received an $81 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop and produce a new version of the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS). It will provide general and fires command and control capabilities to ground […]


Computer simulations created to train Soldiers on howitzers

Computer simulations created to train Soldiers on howitzers

Two Soldiers and two Marines made their virtual debut last month while helping Picatinny engineers create a computer trainer for the M777A2 Lightweight 155mm Towed Howitzer. The new trainer will aid Soldiers and Marines by providing an interactive review of […]


Lockheed Martin to Upgrade MLRS M270A1 Launchers

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade MLRS M270A1 Launchers

Lockheed Martin received a $27.1 million contract from the U.S. Army for the first phase of a three-year development program that will increase crew protection and update the Army’s fleet of Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) M270A1 mobile rocket launchers. […]


US Marines Fire Excalibur from Record Range In Afghanistan

US Marines Fire Excalibur from Record Range In Afghanistan

The U.S. Marine Corps successfully fired two Raytheon Company (RTN) Excalibur 155mm precision-guided artillery projectiles from a range of 36 kilometers (22.3 statute miles) in theater. These shots mark the longest distance the Excalibur round has been fired in combat […]


 
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