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Marines find 3 artillery shells near California Barracks

The Marine Corps appears to have misplaced artillery rounds on Camp Pendleton, California. On October 19, at Camp Pendleton, Calif., officials received two reports of unexploded ordnance in Area 43 of the base, commonly known as Las Pulgas, Jask and purpose reported first. Las Pulgas is home to the 11th Marine Regiment, an artillery unit […]

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Marines find missing 155mm artillery shells at Camp Pendleton

The Marine Corps is investigating how several artillery rounds at Camp Pendleton ended up closer to the barracks than a live-fire range. On Oct. 19, Camp Pendleton officials received two separate reports of unexploded ordnance spotted in Area 43 at the base in Southern California, a Navy official said. Emergency services and explosive ordnance disposal […]

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DVIDS – News – Artillery School Classmates Gather in Poland in Joint Exercise

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE TRAINING AREA, Poland (10/25/2021) – At the start of Victory Eagle, a joint exercise where the 1st Infantry Division (1ID) 1st Armored Combat Brigade (1ABCT) and 1st Infantry Brigade combat aviation conducted joint and bilateral training with the Polish Land Forces (PLF), soldiers and leaders began to prepare for a number of different […]

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The Ukrainian army strikes an enemy artillery unit, using the Bayraktar combat drone for the first time

For the first time since Ukraine acquired Bayraktar TB2 reconnaissance and hit unmanned aerial vehicles, one of them engaged an enemy target in the joint forces area of ​​operation. This is according to a Facebook post from the General Staff of the Armed Forces, reports Ukrinform. “Today, October 26, by order of the Commander-in-Chief of […]

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Defense contractor delivers advanced artillery fire control system to Russian troops – Army & Defense

MOSCOW, October 26. /TASS/. High Precision Systems Holding within state technology company Rostec has delivered another state-of-the-art automated artillery fire control system to troops, Rostec’s press office said Tuesday. “The 1V198 system delivered to troops as part of the 2021 Defense Procurement Plan provides high artillery control efficiency, especially for the Tornado-G multiple rocket launcher,” […]

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World War I artillery and 1800s coinage found in Lansing home

The Michigan State Police bomb squad was called in after a family found a large World War I artillery shell. A Lansing family was shocked while walking through a family member’s home on Saturday, October 23, 2021. A sizeable artillery shell was found among other items in a house being emptied. Courtesy of Michigan State […]

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Rheinmetall will supply artillery ammunition to the Netherlands

The Netherlands will receive the projectiles in mid-2023. Credit: Rheinmetall AG. Rheinmetall has secured a new order to supply illuminating and smoke/obscuring artillery shells to the Netherlands. The “double-digit one million euro” order was awarded by Dutch procurement agency DMO as part of a multi-year ammunition contract between the Dutch Armed Forces and Rheinmetall. As […]

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The Russian army increases its stocks of Krasnopol guided shells

The Russian armed forces receive various precision weapons. They are supplied to artillery units of ground and airborne forces. The Krasnopol guided projectile performed well in combat, writes the Army Standard, quoted by TASS.Follow Army Recognition on Google News at this link Krasnopol guided shells (Image source: Vitaly Kuzmin) The Tula Design Bureau has been […]

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New guns and missiles bring biggest change to artillery in 40 years

Army field artillery units are expected to make a much more with their big guns than in the recent past and more is in store as new systems and better platforms and ammunition reach strength. To train these cannon cockers so they are ready to deliver devastating fire on command, the Field Artillery School Commander […]

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160-year-old artillery shell found in antique shop in Punta Gorda

PUNTA GORDA Employees of an antique store in Punta Gorda made an explosive discovery on Wednesday. They called the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office to have a small explosive order checked out that had been in their possession for two years. The Charlotte County Sheriff called the Collier County Sheriff’s Bomb Squad to determine exactly what […]

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Star Wars Artillery Stormtrooper is coming to Hasbro’s Black Series

| The Mandalorian was the right direction the Star Wars franchise needed after The Skywalker Saga closed. There have been plenty of new and old character reveals in the series, including the return and introduction of some amazing Stormtroopers. One of these new troopers was the Artillery trooper which was introduced along with the return […]

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Amazon Star Wars Black Series Artillery Stormtrooper pre-order is live

the Artillery Stormtrooper didn’t get much screen time in The Mandalorian Season 2 on Disney+. His distinctive yellow markings and mortar launcher certainly left a lasting impression on fans. Now this new Stormtrooper variant type will join Hasbro’s Star Wars Black Series action figure line. The Mandalorian Black Series Artillery Stormtrooper is an Amazon exclusive […]

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Estonia targets artillery, missile defense and drones in modernization

WARSAW, Poland – Estonia is developing its defense capabilities in response to Russian actions in the region, with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), air defense systems, coastal missile defense systems as well as unmanned and cyber defense capabilities at the top of its acquisition plans, according to Estonian Defense Minister Kalle Laanet. “Last May, we […]

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Field Artillery Rationalization and India’s Indigenous Artillery Gun Ecosystem

The preferred caliber was 155/52 depending on desired ranges and other desired operational performance parameters. By Col Ashwani Sharma, Recently the Corps of Indian Artillery commemorated its Levy Day, now is a good time to review its ambitious rationalization plan and its progress so far. The Indian Army’s Field Artillery Rationalization Program, devised in the […]

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Rheinmetall is preparing a new 155 mm self-propelled artillery system

October 01, 2021 through Christopher Foss Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles HX3 seen fitted with a full-scale mock-up of its new remote-controlled turret armed with 155mm/60 caliber ammunition in traveling configuration. (Rheinmetall) Rheinmetall is using internal funding to develop a new 155mm wheeled self-propelled artillery (SP) system to meet potential domestic and export market […]