Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Topic: artillery

Russian atomic mortars spotted moving toward border with Ukraine

Russian Armed Forces are deploying its massive atomic mortars to the border with Ukraine, according to videos posted on social media. Earlier last week, video footage had emerged...

Anniston Army Depot upgrades Paladin cabs for new extended-range cannon

The Anniston Army Depot announced it has recently completed the modification of two cabs for the Army's range-doubling new artillery weapon, called Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA). In...

British Army to upgrade its heavy rocket launchers

British Army is reportedly pushing ahead with plans to upgrade its multiple rocket launchers. Just this week, the British Army press release said that following a recent agreement...

Elbit Systems acquires guidance systems-focused firm in $31M deal

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems said it has acquired the high-end GPS receivers and guidance systems business of BAE Systems Rokar International Ltd. The details were given...

U.S. Army awards $1 Billion contract for guided artillery rockets

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army for additional 11,000 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rockets, the company...

U.S. Army begins testing key component of its newest self-propelled howitzer

The U.S. Army has taken another important step towards obtaining a new artillery system by beginning testing of Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) autoloader at Picatinny Arsenal. On...

Romania receives first U.S.-made rocket launchers

Romanian Armed Forces have taken delivery of its first M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS, according to the country’s o. The batch of HIMARS rocket systems...

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of guided artillery rockets to Finland

Last week, the U.S. government has approved the potential sale of Extended Range Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems and related equipment to Finland. According to the U.S. Defense...

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