Artillery types

DRDO to begin India-made towed artillery trials in June, but military still has ‘concerns’

New Delhi: Confirmatory desert trials of the indigenous Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS), developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) with private companies Bharat Forge and TATA Power SED, will begin in June.Sources from the ATAGS development program told ThePrint that after this year’s summer trials, orders can be placed in industry, […]

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Ramjet Shells Could Triple Artillery Range – Breaking Defense Breaking Defense

Testing Northrop Grumman’s ramjet for 155mm long-range artillery shells WASHINGTON: The Army is about to award development contracts for future artillery shells that will increasingly look like missiles, with precision guidance, fins, and even ramjets. The program – part of a much larger buildup of US missiles and cannons – aims to increase both range […]

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Israeli army launches artillery towards Lebanon in response to rocket fire

Published on: 05/18/2021 – 02:28 The Israeli army said it launched artillery fire towards Lebanon on Monday in response to rocket fire from the neighboring country that did not hit the Jewish state. “Six failed launch attempts were identified from Lebanon that did not cross Israeli territory,” the military said in a statement. “The artillery […]

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Army plans to develop artillery EXCLUSIVE – Breaking Defense Breaking Defense

The M1299 ERCA armored howitzer firing prototype at the Yuma Proving Ground on March 6, 2020. WASHINGTON: After decades of neglect, the Army is investing heavily in artillery, creating new units and new weapons, ranging from long-barreled howitzers to hypersonic missiles. Now the service has made a major decision to expand the artillery force by […]