Artillery vehicle

How artillery sent by Canada and its allies is helping — and not — on Ukraine’s front lines – National

Deep in a grove of trees near Ukraine’s eastern front lines, a group of soldiers hastily dismantle a pile of branches to reveal a long barrel below, aimed directly at the Russian border. The men rush around the back of the M777 howitzer, loading its chamber with an artillery shell, then step back, fingers in […]

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BM-27 Uragan: MLRS artillery fights for Russia and Ukraine

The Russian “hurricane” serving both Ukraine and Russia: the BM-27 Uragan – The BM-27 Uragan is just one example of the many artillery systems that were used during the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022. Despite its age, the system has seen significant use at various stages of war by Ukraine and Russia, adding to […]

Artillery vehicle

KMW and Elbit Systems Sign Rocket Artillery Cooperation Agreement

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), Elbit Systems Land and Elbit Systems Deutschland, have signed a memorandum of understanding for strategic cooperation in the field of anti-rocket artillery. This cooperation will respond to growing European interest in Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) capabilities. Under the MOU, Elbit Systems will provide an advanced portfolio of MLRS capabilities, ranging from […]