N. Korea Threatens Nuclear Bomb Test Over Pacific Ocean After Trump’s UN...

September 22, 2017 @ 12:46 PM

North Koreas foreign minister has warned that Pyongyang could test a powerful nuclear weapon over the Pacific Ocean in response to US President Donald Trump's threats of military action during UN meeting. Ri Yong-ho, who is due to address the UN general assembly at the weekend, told reporters in New York:...

US, Seoul Test Long-range Precision Munitions In Emergency Deployment Exercise

September 21, 2017 @ 02:28 PM

The US military on Thursday deployed an artillery brigade to South Korea to conduct an emergency deployment exercise. The artillery brigade fired off long-range precision munitions toward Jik-do Island off the west coast of South Korea, The Korean Herald reports

Iranian 10-Ton Bomb More Powerful Than US Air Blast Bomb

September 18, 2017 @ 02:22 PM

The head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards aerospace wing and missile program said Iran is in possession of a 10-ton bomb comparable in scale to the United States "Mother of All Bombs". “Following a proposal by the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Irans Defense Industries Organization manufactured...

Raytheon Wins $127M US Army Contract For Excalibur 155mm ER Artillery Projectiles

September 16, 2017 @ 10:42 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Raytheon a contract worth $127 million to provide Excalibur 155mm projectiles, the Department of Defense announced Friday. “Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $127,095,916 modification (P00078) to contract W15QKN-08-C-0530 for Excalibur 155mm projectiles,” the statement said

General Dynamics Wins $20 Million to Supply MK Bombs To Australia, Bahrain...

September 15, 2017 @ 06:30 AM

General Dynamics has won $20 million modification to foreign military sales (Australia, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia) contract for MK82-6 bomb bodies (10,933), MK84-4 bomb bodies (866), and MK84-10 bomb bodies (1,365) in support of Air Force, Navy and foreign military sales requirements. Work is expected to be completed by Dec

United States Supplying Weapons Worth $2.2B To Syrian Terrorists Organization: Report

September 14, 2017 @ 06:01 PM

Two investigative documents have emerged stating that the United States have been supplying arms and ammunitions purchased from several Eastern European countries to terrorists groups in Syria under the guise to fight Daesh. According to a report by the

Indian Army’s New M777 Howitzer Misfires, Artillery Round Explodes Inside Barrel

September 13, 2017 @ 01:41 PM

Indian Armys newly acquired M777 ultra-light howitzer was damaged after a 155mm artillery round misfired and exploded in the barrel during an exercise. The gun was firing Indian ammunition in Rajasthans Pokhran ranges

Saab To Unveil New Mortar Ammunition At DSEI 2017

September 12, 2017 @ 04:49 PM

Saab will launch its new 120mm mortar ammunition, THOR, at the DSEI 2017 exhibition in London, United Kingdom this week. The all-new THOR is a 120mm mortar round developed with a unique design, combining different shapes, materials and fragmentation sizes to attain the desired effect on the target

DRDO Tests 500 Kg General Purpose Bomb From Su-30MKI Aircraft

September 11, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

India's indigenously developed precision guided high speed low drag (HSLD) bomb weighing 500 kg has been successfully tested from the Su-30MKI aircraft in the western state of Rajasthan last week. Developed by the Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) of the state-owned Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Indias General Purpose Bomb 'PGHSLD-500 underwent flight trials during May-June 2017 released from Su-30mki aircraft at Air Force Station, Jodhpur, fitted on a hard point and was released from an altitude of 5 km to validate its separation performance and to estimate stability,

India's Home-made Towed Artillery Gun Conducts Long-range Shell Firing Tests

September 5, 2017 @ 02:55 PM

India's advanced towed artillery gun system (ATAGS) being developed locally for the Indian Army performed successful long range shell firing tests. The 155-millimetre, 52-calibre gun-howitzer fired three shells out to a distance of 47

Employees of Indian Arms Manufacturer Want MoD To Cancel Samsung K-9 Howitzer...

August 29, 2017 @ 12:32 PM

All India Defence Employees Federation (AIDEF) has written to the Defence Minister requesting to review its decision to buy South Korean howitzer guns instead of locally made Dhanush 155 mm Artillery Gun. The request of AIDEF follows death of South Korean soldiers in an K-9 howitzer explosion during South Korean army's artillery training session,

S Korean Army Suspends K-9 Howitzer Use Pending Blast Enquiry

August 24, 2017 @ 10:24 AM

The South Korean Army has decided to halt exercising with the Samsung Techwin K-9 artillery gun pending an enquiry to find out what caused the explosion of the self-propelled howitzer that killed two soldierand injured five others last week. The explosion inside the K-9 Thunder gun occurred during an artillery training exercise last Friday in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province