Artillery types

Elbit Systems Advances New SIGMA 155mm Artillery System

July 28, 2021 by Christopher Foss Elbit Systems of Israel is developing a new fully automatic 155mm/52 caliber SP artillery system for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) which will begin to replace the 155mm/39 caliber M109 tracked SP artillery systems of IDF around 2023, company officials said. Janes. While many countries still deploy […]

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PLA launches latest artillery weapons in plateau drills

Long Range Multiple Launcher Rocket Systems (LRMLRS) attached to an artillery detachment with a regiment under the PLA army firing rockets during a live fire training exercise in early July 2021. Photo: Chinese army Two of China’s latest artillery weapons have recently debuted in drills organized by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Xinjiang Military Command […]

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Know Your Armored Vehicles – Self-Propelled Artillery vs. Tanks

To the untrained eye, there may seem to be similarities in the appearance of self-propelled artillery (SPA) and tanks – and indeed there are, but both were developed for specific roles in the field. of battle. The uninformed could be forgiven for confusing the two – both are armored vehicles on tank tracks, and both […]