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Lockheed Wins Contract for More High Mobility Artillery Rocket System

Lockheed Wins Contract for More High Mobility Artillery Rocket System

Lockheed Martin has received a $139.6 million contract to provide 44 combat-proven High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to the U.S. Army. This order will increase the Army’s HIMARS launcher fleet to 375, with deliveries continuing through January 2013. Work […]


Australia Deploys C-RAM Radar to Afghanistan

Australia Deploys C-RAM Radar to Afghanistan

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that a new Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) Sense and Warn system has been delivered and is currently in operation at the multinational base Tarin […]


Rheinmetall Wins Major Dutch Army Ammo Order

Rheinmetall Wins Major Dutch Army Ammo Order

The Rheinmetall Group of Düsseldorf, Germany, has concluded a framework agreement with the Royal Dutch Armed Forces to supply the Netherlands with a wide array of different ammunition types. The anticipated order volume over a 10-year period is EUR 200 […]


Live-fire exercise demonstrates Afghan artillery school’s capabilities

Live-fire exercise demonstrates Afghan artillery school’s capabilities

KABUL, Afghanistan: For the second time since the founding of the Artillery School at Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC), Afghan National Army (ANA) students conducted a live-fire gunnery exercise, Dec. 26. The event marked the culmination of 11 weeks of […]


South Korea readies major military drill near tense border

South Korea readies major military drill near tense border

SEOUL: South Korea prepared Wednesday for a major live-fire drill involving fighter jets and tanks near the tense North Korean border, as Seoul and Washington reacted warily to overtures from Pyongyang. South Korea’s military said Thursday’s ground and air firing […]


South Korea starts live-fire drill on border island

South Korea starts live-fire drill on border island

South Korean troops Monday started a live-fire artillery exercise on a border island, the defence ministry said, despite threats by North Korea to hit back. “The drill has started,” a ministry spokesman told AFP. An AFP photographer in a bunker […]


S.Korean army chief quits amid N.Korea tensions

S.Korean army chief quits amid N.Korea tensions

South Korea’s army chief resigned Tuesday, reportedly over a property investment, at a time of high tensions with North Korea following its deadly artillery attack last month. A defence ministry spokesman told AFP that General Hwang Eui-Don’s resignation had been […]


South Korea Resumes Live-Fire Artillery Drills

South Korea Resumes Live-Fire Artillery Drills

South Korean forces are embarking on a second week of live-fire drills around the nation’s coasts, disregarding a warning from North Korea that the exercises could spark a nuclear war. South Korea is also planning civil defense drills to prepare […]


S.Korea bolsters troops on bombarded island, warns N.Korea

S.Korea bolsters troops on bombarded island, warns N.Korea

SEOUL (AFP) – South Korea deployed rocket launchers and extra artillery on a frontline border island bombarded last week by North Korea, as Seoul’s leader vowed Monday to make Pyongyang pay for any fresh provocations. An AFP photographer saw extra […]


 
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