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Soldiers test-fire, train with Army’s newest howitzer

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Improvements in technology and weaponry are dire necessities in modern warfare. They achieve success on the battlefield and enable Soldiers to complete...

First Prototype of Artillery System Archer

The week before midsummer the first prototype of artillery systems Archer rolled out from Bofors: A rebuilt dumper full of new technologies. Archer is a...

Germans Drop Australian Self-Propelled Gun Program

MELBOURNE, Australia: The German Krauss-Mafffei Wegmann-led consortium has dropped out of the competition to provide the Australian Army with a new 155mm self-propelled gun....

Indian Army to Induct First Network-Centric Artillery System

Taking the first step towards acquiring network-centric warfare capabilities, the Army is all set to induct a computerised command and control system to integrate...

US Army Orders More M777 Howitzers

HATTIESBURG, Miss.: BAE Systems has received orders worth around $118 million (£70 million) for 63 more M777 howitzers, taking the order total to exactly...

US, French Soldiers Train Afghan Artillerymen

WARDAK PROVINCE, Afghanistan: Five Afghan National Army forward observers completed a 30-day training program with the 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, at Forward...

British Gunners Help Afghan Artillery Fire Up

With the help of Royal Artillery soldiers the Afghan Army has taken another step towards fighting the Taliban on its own two feet; by...

BAE Systems Delivers 500th M777 Howitzer to US Army

BARROW, UK: BAE Systems workers today celebrated delivery of the 500th M777 howitzer to the US military. Weighing in at less than 4200kg, the revolutionary...

Raytheon Meets Critical Milestone in Excalibur Test Firing

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz. --- Raytheon Company completed a contract milestone when it fired eight Excalibur Ib precision-guided artillery projectiles during a Feb. 27...