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Army EOD soldiers detonated hundreds of artillery shells at Fort Sill

Call this one another type of police call. Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians recently passed two days clearing a path to a historic building that almost anyone who has passed through Fort Sill, Oklahoma, will recognize – the blockhouse that sits atop Signal Mountain. “We had all the company EOD techs for this one, which is […]

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Hanwha Defense to help transform Australia’s artillery

The AS9 Huntsman, the Australian version of the K9 self-propelled howitzer. Credit: Hanwha Defense Hanwha Defense Australia has signed a contract to supply the Australian Army with its Huntsman AS9 self-propelled artillery system. The £932 billion ($785 million) deal was announced earlier in December by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morison and Republic of Korea President […]

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Full display artillery at the Battle of Monmouth

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on the Battle of Monmouth, which took place during the Revolutionary War. The article picks up where the first part left off. Washington returned to the rear of the retreating troops, where his aides reported that the British were within minutes of reaching the […]

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Australia signs for Huntsman AS9 Artillery

December 13, 2021 through Julien Kerr A concept image of the AS9 SPH that Hanwha Defense Australia will supply to the Australian Army. The vehicle is shown fitted with an RWS. (Hanwha Defense Australia) Australia has signed a AU$1 billion ($720 million) contract with Hanwha Defense Australia (HDA) to supply 30 AS9 155mm […]

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Russia accuses Ukraine of mobilizing artillery and simulating negotiations

MOSCOW, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Russia on Thursday accused Ukraine of moving heavy artillery to the front line of fighting with pro-Russian separatists and failing to engage in a peace process, in a further escalation of hostile rhetoric towards Kyiv. Remarks by Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova do not indicate that Moscow is willing to […]

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British Army Royal Artillery receives Sky Saber air defense system

Sky Saber air defense system. Credit: © Crown Copyright. The British Army’s Royal Artillery (RA) has received the new Sky Saber air defense system from Defense Equipment & Support (DE&S), an organization of the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD). The new air defense system will replace the Rapier which has been operational since the 1970s. […]

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A man seeks medical help after an artillery shell lodged in his rectum

I have a problem with my arsenal, doc: Bomb Squad is called to A&E where the patient showed up with a two inch wide WWII shell lodged in his rectum that got there when he slipped and fell on it during a clearance ‘ A man went to an NHS emergency unit with an artillery […]

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Uganda launches air and artillery raids against ADF in DRC | News

The Congolese government confirms the operation of “air strikes and artillery fire from Uganda” against an armed group responsible for the attacks in Kampala. The Ugandan army has launched air and artillery raids against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) armed group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as part of an operation agreed with […]

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Russian jamming force could isolate Ukrainian troops so artillery can destroy them

A Russian R-330ZH Zhitel in the Donbass. Yaroslav Krechko via Facebook Seven years ago, Russian forces located with drones, isolated with electronic jammers and then destroyed with artillery a powerful Ukrainian armored group, at least on paper. Today, Russian troops massed on Ukraine’s eastern border have even more drones and more jammers and plenty of […]

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Global Artillery Systems Market Report 2021: Valued at $4.6

Dublin, Nov. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Artillery Systems Market to 2031” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global Artillery Systems Market is valued at $4.6 Billion in 2021 and will grow at a CAGR of 3.74% to reach a value of $6.7 Billion by 2031. global artillery is expected […]

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Global Artillery Systems Market Report 2021: Valued at USD 4.6 Billion in 2021

Dublin, Nov. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Artillery Systems Market to 2031” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global Artillery Systems Market is valued at $4.6 Billion in 2021 and will grow at a CAGR of 3.74% to reach a value of $6.7 Billion by 2031. global artillery is expected […]

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Army long-range sniping to mix artillery and artificial intelligence (AI) for weapons coordination

WASHINGTON- Long-Range Precision Firing (LRPF) is the US Army’s number one modernization priority, combining artillery, missiles, artificial intelligence (AI) and combat management. Reports of national interest. Continue reading the original article Military and aerospace electronics takes: 10 Nov 2021 — The immediate objective is to restore the advantages of artillery, rockets and missiles, and to […]

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North Korean troops hold artillery firing competition

A North Korean flag flies on a flagpole at North Korea’s Permanent Mission in Geneva October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Nov 7 (Reuters) – North Korean mechanized troops staged an artillery firing competition at the weekend as part of efforts to boost the country’s […]

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This photo of marine artillery in action looks like hell itself

From Dante’s Inferno to Michelangelo’s Last Judgment, there are many depictions of hell that make you think twice about the possibility of an afterlife. In fact, they have a lot in common with the M777 howitzer, a 155mm artillery piece that can send unhappy souls into the world beyond up to 25 miles away, depending […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Under European pressure, France sells artillery guns to the Czech Republic

A Caesar self-propelled gun is seen during a firing exercise involving mobile 155mm artillery systems at a training ground in Canjuers in southern France December 15, 2010. REUTERS/Charles Platiau Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 29 (Reuters) – France is set to sell 52 Caesar artillery guns to the Czech […]

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Need for tough, reliable gun, army says as artillery modernization plan faces hiccups

New Delhi: Twenty-two years after the Army finalized the Field Artillery Rationalization Program (FARP), under which a mix of approximately 3,000 to 3,600 howitzers were to be procured by 2025-27, the modernization plan faces misfires as two major indigenous programs failed to fully fire. At a press conference Monday on the eve of Gunners’ Day, […]

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Army working with OFB, DRDO on indigenous artillery gun programs, says Lt Gen Chawla

Getting started to solve problems with Dhanush natives, towed artillery guns, says director general of artillery Getting started to solve problems with Dhanush natives, towed artillery guns, says director general of artillery Improved roads in border areas and the introduction of Chinook heavy-lift helicopters will allow the army to quickly deploy artillery guns to forward […]

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Army extended range cannon artillery is not called “Iron Thunder”

The Army’s next-generation artillery system can pin targets at twice the range of the service’s existing howitzers, but apparently it will remain nameless for now despite recent social media posts from its newest unit of operational test. According to the photos recently put online by the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, the army had […]

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Russia to launch production of next-generation artillery systems – Army & Defense

KUBINKA /Moscow region/, August 27. /TASS/. Production of the latest Floks self-propelled mortar system and Magnolia self-propelled artillery gun could begin in late 2022 and early 2023, the press office of defense manufacturer Uralvagonzavod (part of state-owned technology company Rostec) said. at TASS. International Military-Technical Forum 2021 Friday. “The serial production of these models [the […]

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FLASHBACK: Loomis Battery of Michigan Light Artillery takes the field at Grayling

By Jim Smith REMARK: This story was originally published in August 2017. GRAYLING – For more than 27 years, Michigan Light Artillery’s Loomis Battery has taken to the field, courtesy of the Michigan National Guard, to participate in its annual Long Range Artillery Match . Loomis Battery was formed in 1961 during the centennial celebration […]

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EU supports European artillery projects: Polish industry involved

European nations are engaged to a large extent in the modernization of artillery means. Finland, Norway, Denmark, Croatia, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Baltic States have recently decided to procure 155 mm artillery means and/or ammunition. Other nations – Germany or the Czech Republic – are engaged in a process of […]

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US approves potential sales of howitzer artillery systems to Taiwan | News

The possible sale, which has not been finalized, has once again angered China as the United States seeks to deepen ties with Taiwan. The United States has approved the potential sale of howitzer artillery systems to Taiwan in a deal valued at $750 million, the Pentagon has announced, drawing condemnation from China. The State Department’s […]

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Israeli artillery shells Lebanon after rocket fire over border | News

Rocket sirens were heard in several communities in northern Israel, near the border with Lebanon. The Israeli army says it fired artillery shells into Lebanon after rocket fire was launched from Lebanon into Israel amid rising tensions in the region. “Three rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israeli territory,” the military said in a statement […]

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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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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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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 […]

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US troops retaliate after base hit by ‘several rockets’ in Iraq

US service members in Syria were attacked with rockets on Monday following US airstrikes against Iran-backed militias, the senior spokesman for the US military in Iraq and Syria tweeted. None of the US soldiers were injured and damage to the base is still being assessed, tweeted Army Col. Wayne Marotto. “US troops responded with artillery,” […]

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World Of Tanks is getting a massive artillery gameplay update

| Wargaming has revealed the next update added to tank world as players will see a massive update to artillery gameplay. While this isn’t the biggest update the game has ever seen, The 1.13 update is basically a major overhaul to the core mechanics that will change the way you play. Some of these changes […]

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Army asks Raytheon to build Excalibur Ib GPS-guided artillery smart munitions in $38.6 million deal

PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ Smart munitions experts at Raytheon Technologies Corp. will potentially build hundreds of additional M982 Excalibur satellite-guided heavy artillery shells for the U.S. military under three orders announced Tuesday collectively for $38.6 million. Army Contracts Command officials at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, request the Raytheon Missiles & Defense Segment in Tucson, Arizona to produce […]

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India’s artillery modernization program must not go the vaccine route

IIt was in 1999 that India finalized the Field Artillery Rationalization Program. It was to become the backbone of India’s fire assault in all future wars, especially in the mountains. After all, the Bofors gun had proven itself in the Kargil conflict in 1999 with its targeted shelling of enemy positions that enabled infantry to […]

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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 […]

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WWII Artillery: The Deadliest Axis and Allied Big Guns

During the Second World War, airplanes were not the only ones to deliver devastating blows to the enemy. As the Allies sought to liberate Western Europe from Nazi Germany, the two sides engaged in artillery exchanges that proved as devastating and destructive as bombs dropped from above. Artillery, from mortars to howitzers, was also an […]