Saturday, May 21, 2022

Topic: Self-propelled howitzer

Germany confirms PzH 2000 howitzer delivery to Ukraine

German Federal Minister of Defence Christine Lambrecht confirmed on Friday the country supplied its Panzerhaubitz 2000 (PzH 2000) self-propelled howitzers to counter Russian troops that will be...

US Army’s newest M109A7 howitzers participate in live-fire exercise in Lithuania

German, Dutch, Norwegian and U.S. forces demonstrated their firepower during the Baltic Ballista live-fire exercise at Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania. Artillery batteries practiced fire support coordination to...

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann offers modern artillery systems to Ukraine

German tank-maker Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) is offering a sizeable shipment of modern self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. The German weekly Welt, which quoted anonymous government sources in Kyiv, reported...

Lockheed Martin joins Thunder team to build advanced K9 howitzer

The UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation signs teaming agreement to join “Team Thunder” led by South Korea's Hanwha Defense. The team, which also includes Pearson Engineering,...

Egypt purchases $1.6 billion South Korean-made self-propelled howitzers

Egypt has ordered a batch of Hanwha Defense K9 self-propelled howitzers worth 2 trillion won ($1.65 billion), according to the South Korean arms procurement agency. South Korean company...

Raytheon sets new distance record for gun system

Raytheon, the world's top manufacturer of guided missiles, announced on Tuesday that it in partnership with the U.S. Army and French company Nexter successfully fired Excalibur artillery projectiles...

US Army wants to develop a Next Generation Howitzer

The U.S. Army is devoting fresh energy to developing the new 155mm mobile howitzer to address current mobility, weight and lethality deficiencies of currently tracked artillery systems. According to...

US Army asking industry for 155mm cannon systems

The U.S. Army is asking industry for 155mm cannon systems that could be integrated into the M109A7 Self Propelled Howitzer (SPH), according to a recently published request...

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