Blast At Ordinance Factory In India Kills Two

June 15, 2017 @ 02:06 PM

Two employees of Indian Ministry of Defences Ordnance Factory near Pune were killed in an blast while shifting explosives. The explosion occured in one of the magazines where propellant powder is stored before processing at the Ammunition Factory, Khadki (AFK) in Pune

Pakistan Imports Towed Howitzer, Grenade Launchers From S. Korean Hanwha For Possible...

June 12, 2017 @ 10:45 AM

South Koreas firm Hanwha Corporation has reportedly exported a towed howitzer and grenade launchers to Pakistan early this year, Pakistan Exim Trade Infos database shows. Pakistan Armys Inspectorate of Armaments imported a single KH179 155 mm towed howitzer and two 40 mm auto grenade launchers (AGL) from Hanwha in January, in...

Raytheon To Upgrade US Navy’s Phalanx Weapon System

June 6, 2017 @ 09:54 AM

The Pentagon has awarded a contract to Raytheon to upgrade equipment for the US Navy's Phalanx anti-missile Close-in-Weapon-System. "Raytheon Co

Mail-Order Grenade Ring Busted In thailand

June 3, 2017 @ 01:31 PM

A Thai military sergeant along with several other associates have been suspected by the Thailand police of selling grenades by mail after the military found eight M67 grenades in a courier in the capital Friday. As many as 30 people are suspected of trading grenades by receiving orders from customers in...

21,600-Pound Non-Nuclear Bomb Unleashed On ISIS Targets, 90 Killed

April 15, 2017 @ 10:09 AM

The United States unleashed its massive non-nuclear bomb - GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, or MOAB, in a combat first time on ISIS positions in Afghanistan on Thursday. The strike in Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border killed at least 90 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials told Saturday

US Approves $66 Million Worth Mortar Rounds Sale To Singapore

March 15, 2017 @ 07:55 AM

The US State Department has approved sale of $66 million worth of XM395 Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative Round to the Government of Singapore. The deal announced by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency on Tuesday involves 2,000 APMI rounds, which are defense weapons, and would be used by the Government of Singapore to increase its security and modernize its armed forces to deal with current and future threats

Estonia Partners With Finland For K9 Thunder Howitzer

February 8, 2017 @ 06:55 PM

Estonia has considered partnering with Finland to procure Hanwa Techwin K9 Thunder 155 mm self-propelled howitzers (SPH) from South Korea. Finland is expected to spend at least 100 million euros in the joint deal

India's Two Private Firms Win $4.5 Billion Contract To Develop Artillery Gun

January 26, 2017 @ 11:50 AM

Indias two private-sector firms, Tata Power SED and the Kalyani Group have won $4.5 billion to jointly co-develop Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) with state-owned Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)

Northrop Grumman To Support Australia’s Anti-Rocket Systems

January 18, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

Northrop Grumman has won $9.6 million US contract to deliver Australian army with a counter rocket, artillery and Mortar warning system

Finland To Modernize Counter Artillery Systems, Projectiles

January 18, 2017 @ 11:46 AM

Finland has considered modernizing its armed forces with counter artillery systems and high-precision projectiles. In upcoming years, Finland plans to acquire counter artillery radar systems, which was unknown to the Nordic country's forces armed forces

India's Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System Development Gets Green Signal From Army

January 12, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

The Indian Army has given a go-ahead for the development of Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) by Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in collaboration with private firms. The 155mm ATAGS (Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System) is designed by the DRDOs Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) in Pune

India’s Artillery Gun ‘Dhanush’ Begins User Trials

January 9, 2017 @ 11:20 AM

Dhanush, India's first long-range artillery gun is undergoing user trials in Himalayas. A total of six guns are being tested by the Indian Army under the aegis of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps and the Leh-based 14 Corps