Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Topic: artillery

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...

Russia to begin testing its new mobile 152mm howitzer

Russian state media is reporting that the 2S43 Malva self-propelled artillery system on the wheeled chassis will begin testing this year. Currently, the schedule of work on the...

U.S. Army Paladin unit conducts live-fire exercise in Germany

U.S. Army Soldiers simulated combat scenarios where they notionally conduct engagements against near-peer enemies during a live-fire exercise in Germany. U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion...

Russia completes acceptance tests of new air-droppable self-propelled gun

Russian aerospace group Rostec has announced on Wednesday that the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine-Building (TsNIITochMash) has successfully completed factory acceptance testing of the new Lotos...

BAE Systems submits proposal to supply new howitzer to U.S. Army

U.K. aerospace giant BAE Systems offered the U.S. Army a new wheeled howitzer in response to the request for proposals for a 155 mm wheeled gun system. BAE...

Pentagon tells Congress of plans to sell HIMARS to Taiwan

The U.S. State Department reportedly has informed Congress it plans to sell modern artillery systems to Taiwan. The story was first reported by Reuters, which cited its sources...

U.S. Army criticized for crazy 1,000 km range super cannon concept

U.S. Army is being criticized for the development of new deadly cannon, which is expected to fire rounds out to 1,000 km, or 620 miles. The Army is...

Estonia receives first K9 self-propelled howitzers

Estonia has received the first two of 18 contracted K9 Kõu (Thunder) self-propelled howitzers, according to a recent Estonian Defense Force news release. At the end of August,...

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