India's BEL Displays L70 Artillery Gun at D & S, Bangkok

November 7, 2017 @ 09:53 AM

India's Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is displaying its L70 artillery gun at the Defence and Security 2017 exhibition in Bangkok. The gun has been designed and developed for the Indian Army

MBDA to Produce 21000 Wing Assemblies for Boeing’s Small Diameter Bomb

November 2, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

MBDA has been awarded a contract by Boeing to produce up to 21,000 Diamond Back Wing Assemblies for the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB-1). This new contract follows a U

Mall Massacre with Microwave Oven 'Bombs' Thwarted In Istanbul

October 31, 2017 @ 12:53 PM

Turkey's anti-terror police foiled an attempt to carry out an Islamist-motivated bomb attack on Istanbul mall after a search operation was launched on October 27 following two consecutive explosions that took place in two buildings in Esenyurt and Arnavutköy districts. During the search operation inside the Forum Istanbul mall, police found...

Lockheed Martin Wins $131 Million Contract for Paveway II Plus Laser Guided

October 25, 2017 @ 03:37 PM

Lockheed Martin received a $131 million contract from the U.S

US Marines test-fire Land Artillery Rocket System from Amphibious Ship

October 25, 2017 @ 09:19 AM

US Marines conducted a firing of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from the deck of an amphibious transport dock, scoring a major extension of the land-based platforms ability to function as naval artillery. A detachment of Marines set up the vehicle-borne launch system on the flight deck of amphibious...

Philippines to Buy RPG-7B Grenade Launcher from Russia

October 24, 2017 @ 02:22 PM

Moscow and Manila have signed a contract for the delivery of the Russian-made RPG-7B grenade launchers and ammunition to the Philippines. The contract was signed by Russias Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheyev and Philippine Defense Minister Delfin Lorenzana in the presence of Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, TASS reported

First Missile Assembly Facility To Open In Central India By January 2018

October 17, 2017 @ 10:29 AM

An Indian industrial explosives maker Solar Industries India Ltd (SIIL) is developing a missile assembly facility in the central Indian state of Maharashtra which is expected to be completed by January next year. SIILs facility in Nagpur currently manufactures HMX and HMX based compositions like Octol, Oma and Okfol for high explosive anti-tank ammunition and missiles like Akash, LR Sam, Invar and Konkur

Russian Su-34 Planes Drop Massive Ordnance Bomb on Terrorists’ Ammo Depot in...

October 5, 2017 @ 12:34 PM

Russian Su-34 aircraft dropped a massive ordnance bomb to destroy an underground ammunition depot in Syria where the Jabhat al-Nusra terror group had stored weapons and ammunition including tube and missile artillery. "The Russian Aerospace Force has destroyed the largest underground arsenal of Jabhat al-Nusra near the community of Abu al-Duhur where terrorists stored more than 1,000 tonnes of ammunition for tube and missile artillery," Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Thursday in a briefing to Russian media as reported by Tass

Raytheon Small Diameter Bomb Sale Approved for Australia’s F-35 Fighter Jets

October 3, 2017 @ 04:36 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible sale to Australia of GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II) for US$815 million. The proposed sale of SDB II supports and complements the ongoing sale of the F-35A to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

ACS To Present Grenade Trigger Pouch At AUSA 2017

October 2, 2017 @ 11:55 AM

ACS Industries Ltd will present the Grenade Trigger Pouch – a rigid carrier for fast and safe handling of fragmentation and flash bang grenades – at AUSA 2017, held from October 9-11 in Washington D.C

Bangladesh Army Seeks 155mm Light-weight, Heli-portable Howitzers

September 26, 2017 @ 09:35 AM

The Bangladesh Army is seeking light-weight towed howitzers that are helicopter portable in view of standardizing the 155mm calibre artillery systems. Bangladesh Military Forces website bdmilitary

Faulty Indian Ammunition Caused Army M777 Gun Explosion

September 25, 2017 @ 10:50 AM

An explosion of Indian Armys new long-range ultra-light (ULH) howitzer M-777 earlier this month was due to faulty ammunition, according to a preliminary investigation. The barrel of the US-manufactured gun had exploded when it was firing ammunition on September 2 in Pokhran