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European Partners Launch THEMA Consortium for Advanced Electromagnetic Artillery System

February 20, 2024 @ 09:23 AM

A consortium of 14 European partners from nine EU member states has

Rheinmetall to Open 155mm Artillery Ammunition Plant in Ukraine

February 19, 2024 @ 08:59 AM

Rheinmetall, Europes largest ammunition maker, plans to open a new plant in Ukraine that will produce “six-digit-number” of 155mm artillery shells. Critical shortage of 155mm artillery shells has often been blamed for Ukrainian Forces inability to hold their ground against Russian Armys advances in Southern Ukraine

Russia Unveils New Wheeled Artillery - "Phlox" - Incorporating Cannon, Howitzer, and...

February 17, 2024 @ 05:27 AM

The Rostec State Corporation has introduced a fresh line of wheeled self-propelled artillery guns for the Russian army, with the latest addition being the 2S40 Phlox. Departing from the conventional tracked standard, wheeled artillery aims to improve strategic and tactical mobility on public roads, purportedly capitalizing on the growing global...

DAPA Develops Extended Range 155mm Ammunition for Korea's K9 Howitzer

February 15, 2024 @ 06:28 AM

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) unveiled the '155mm Range Extended Munitions Project' system development completion on February 6. In an official release, DAPA announced the launch of the '155mm Range Extension Projection Project' at the Poongsan Research Institute in Daejeon, supervised by Firepower Business Department Director Lee Myeong

Munitions India Limited Inks $225M Artillery Ammunition Deal with Saudi Arabia

February 8, 2024 @ 02:41 PM

Defence Public Sector Enterprise Munitions India Limited (MIL) has clinched a $225 million deal with Nadrah Company for the supply of artillery ammunition to Saudi Arabia. The agreement, inked during the World Defence Show (WDS) 2024 in Riyadh, marks one of India's major defence export orders

Belgium Confirms Acquisition of Nexter's CAESAR NG, GRIFFON MEPAC Systems

February 2, 2024 @ 12:31 PM

The Belgian Council of Ministers has officially sanctioned the procurement of 19 CAESAR new generation (NG) artillery systems and 24 GRIFFON MEPAC mortar systems from Nexter, a company under the KNDS joint venture, as part of ongoing efforts to upgrade and modernize the country's land forces. The

French DGA Orders 109 CAESAR MkII Mobile Artillery from Nexter

February 2, 2024 @ 12:16 PM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has issued a notification to Nexter, a KNDS company, confirming an order for 109 CAESAR MkII artillery systems. The first delivery is anticipated in 2026

Russian Defence Minister Pulls Up Uraltransmash Enterprise for Delaying Artillery Systems' Production

February 1, 2024 @ 08:24 AM

Russian Defense Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu has expressed dissatisfaction with the progress of artillery systems production at the Ural Plant of Transport Engineering (Uraltransmash) during his recent inspection. The focus of his visit was on the production and repair of self-propelled artillery systems, including the 2S19 Msta-S, 2S3 Akatsiya, 2S4 Tyulpan, 2S5 Giatsint, and 2S35 Koalitsiya SV

Romania Selects Korean K9 Thunder Howitzer over German PZH2000, Turkish Firtina-2

January 27, 2024 @ 01:19 PM

Romanias defense has selected K9 Thunder self-propelled artillery systems, manufactured by South Korean company Hanwha Defense, for its armed forces. This was reported by

NATO Secures $1.2B Artillery Ammunition Deal to Replenish Stocks Following Donation to...

January 23, 2024 @ 01:06 PM

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has inked contracts valued at $1.2 billion for the procurement of approximately 220,000 155mm artillery shells

German Bundestag Approves Funding for Gepard Successor: New Air Defense System for...

January 20, 2024 @ 05:51 AM

The Budget Committee of the German Bundestag has given the

Lockheed Martin to Start Making GMLRS Rockets in Australia

January 16, 2024 @ 09:32 AM

Australian defence ministry has signed a $37.4 million contract with Lockheed Martin Australia to start manufacturing guided multiple launch rocket system (GMLRS) missiles from 2025

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