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Saab Receives Order for Artillery Ammunition

Saab Receives Order for Artillery Ammunition

Defence and security company Saab has received an order for explosive training artillery ammunition. The order amounts to approximately SEK 114 million and delivery will take place during 2015-2016. Work on this order will be performed by Saab’s subsidiary Saab […]


NATO allies make splash during Exercise Flaming Thunder

NATO allies make splash during Exercise Flaming Thunder

With the target in sight, instructions are relayed to waiting artillerymen – a fire mission is underway. With a deep thud, followed by a brief moment of eerie silence, massive explosions erupt downrange – another enemy has been wiped from […]


US Army works toward common fire control across weapons platforms

US Army works toward common fire control across weapons platforms

Nothing is more basic to a warfighter than aiming and firing a weapon and coordinating that task with others – a process known as fire control. But ever since weapons systems became computerized, there has not been a common fire […]


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. […]


 
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