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Army accepts delivery of first M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer system

Army accepts delivery of first M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer system

Military personnel and defense contractors celebrated delivery of the first low-rate initial production M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer to the Army during a ceremony here, April 9. “The M109A7 stands at the vanguard of a series of ground combat modernization upgrades, which […]


Saab and Boeing Conduct First Launch of Ground Launched Small Diameter Bomb

Saab and Boeing Conduct First Launch of Ground Launched Small Diameter Bomb

Defence and security company Saab and Boeing have proven that Boeing’s Small Diameter Bomb I, originally developed for use by aircraft, can be adapted for launch from a ground artillery system. The companies recently tested the Ground Launched Small Diameter […]


Lebanon receives US artillery, ammunition

An M-198 155mm Howitzer of the US Marines

The Lebanese army received a shipment of US weapons on Sunday, an embassy official told AFP, to help in the fight against jihadists who have staged incursions from Syria. “The Lebanese military received 72 M198 power supply (howitzers), and more […]


Ukrainian forces face drones, electronic jamming: US

Ukrainian forces face drones, electronic jamming: US

Ukrainian troops are struggling to counter artillery fire and electronic jamming by pro-Russian militants, who are flying drones to target the Kiev government forces, a top US general said Thursday. The Ukrainian army’s communications are hampered by the electronic warfare […]


JLENS Radar Deployed to Protect Metro DC

JLENS Radar Deployed to Protect Metro DC

Mission ready. That was the verdict for the U.S. Army’s A Battery, 3rd Air Defense Artillery, who were recently certified to operate Raytheon Company’s (RTN) JLENS radar to protect the National Capital Region (NCR) from cruise missiles and drone threats. […]


Excalibur Ib Enters Full Rate Production and Receives $52 Million Award

Excalibur Ib Enters Full Rate Production and Receives $52 Million Award

Raytheon Company’s Excalibur Ib precision guided projectile has entered full rate production (FRP). U.S. Army approval of FRP completes Excalibur Ib’s low rate initial production phase. Additionally, the U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon $52 million for continued Excalibur Ib production. […]


North Korea Test-Fires More Projectiles

North Korea Test-Fires More Projectiles

North Korea has fired four more short-range projectiles into the sea, the latest in a series of missile and artillery tests. The South Korean Defense Ministry says the North fired two Wednesday morning and two more later in the day […]


North Korea fires 100 artillery shells into sea

North Korea fires 100 artillery shells into sea

North Korea fired 100 artillery shells into the sea Monday in a live-fire drill near the eastern maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests. The drill began shortly before midday (0300 GMT) using land […]


IAI Presents Mobile Counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar Radar System at Eurosatory

IAI Presents Mobile Counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar Radar System at Eurosatory

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) presents Green Rock – a mobile autonomous tactical counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar (C-RAM) system. This system was delivered to the Israel Defense Forces and named Wind Shield by the IDF. The system will be on […]


 
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