Indian Sukhoi-30 MKI Aircraft Test Fires Homegrown Guided Bomb

May 25, 2019 @ 07:32 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan. The defence ministry said the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision

Russian Army Gets New-gen Tornado-S Multiple Launch Rocket Systems

May 23, 2019 @ 05:57 AM

The Russian Army has received the latest-generation Tornado-S multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) this year, according to RIA Novosti. “As for the further development of the Tornado, we now have a new system, the Tornado-S

Boeing Wins Contract For Small Diameter Bomb Increment I miniature Munitions

April 16, 2019 @ 04:10 PM

Boeing has won a $65 million contract to supply Small Diameter Bomb Increment I miniature munitions from the United States Air Force (USAF). This contract provides for integration, sustainment and support of the Small Diameter Bomb Increment I miniature munition and carriage system on various Foreign Military Sales aircraft platforms, US...

Russia Develops Plastic Based 30mm Cartridges for Light Artillery

April 7, 2019 @ 09:51 PM

Russian small-caliber ammunition manufacturer SPA Pribor has developed a new generation of small caliber (30 mm etc.) cartridges with plastic master device (PMD) that enhancing the combat efficiency and gun barrel service life

Pakistan to Buy Howitzer Ammo from Italy

January 21, 2019 @ 11:16 AM

Pakistan has inked a deal with Italy to purchase nearly one lakh shells for its Howitzer guns. According to Intelligence Agency reports quoted by

Japan Developing Missile-launched Glide Bombs

September 25, 2018 @ 08:26 AM

The Japanese Defense Ministry is developing supersonic glide bombs which would be launched by a missile at a very high altitude and then fall at supersonic speed toward the target. The ministry aims to put glide bombs into practical use in fiscal 2026 by moving up its initial development schedule by about seven years,

Saab Wins $57 Million Support Contract For South Korea’s Arthur Weapon Locating...

September 24, 2018 @ 08:55 AM

Saab has signed a contract with South Koreas Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) regarding support for the Arthur Weapon Locating System. The Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract includes spare parts supply and support for the Republic of Korea Army and Marine Corps

Saab Wins Grenades Contract

September 12, 2018 @ 10:27 AM

Saab has been chosen for a mortar ammunition contract for 81mm grenades from an undisclosed customer. The order includes the high explosive grenade WG, as well as the explosive grenade EUG and potentially the newest product from SBDS which is the THOR - the latest version of pre fragmented mortar grenades

Eight Killed in Rheinmetall-Denel’s South African Plant Explosion

September 3, 2018 @ 08:18 PM

Eight people were killed Monday in an explosion at a Rheinmetall-Denel munitions factory near Cape Town in South Africa. The blast was reported by local residents near the Rheinmetall-Denel plant in Somerset West when it erupted at 3:45 pm local time

Pentagon Awards $40M FMS Contract For MK54 Lightweight Torpedo Kits

August 23, 2018 @ 09:12 AM

The Pentagon has awarded a $40 million worth contract for production of MK54 Mod 1 lightweight torpedo kits and support services, the Department of defense announced Wednesday. “Progeny Systems Corp

India Successfully Flight-tests SAAW Guided Bomb, Anti-Tank Guided Missile HELINA

August 21, 2018 @ 07:57 AM

Indias indigenously developed helicopter-launched, anti-tank guided missile HELINA was successfully flight tested in the desert areas of Pokhran in Rajasthan on a Sunday afternoon. It was tested from a Army helicopter for its full range of capabilities, a Defence Ministry statement said Sunday

US-made Bombs Used By Saudi-led Coalition In Yemeni School Bus Attack

August 13, 2018 @ 12:23 PM

US-made bombs were reportedly been used by the Saudi-led coalition in carrying out a deadly airstrike last week targeting Yemeni school bus in Saada Province, killing at least 51 civilians, mostly children, a local journalist reports. According to a report by RT, journalist Nasser Arrabyee tweeted photos on Saturday showing pieces of a Raytheon Mark 82 general-purpose free-fall bomb apparently recovered from the scene