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Oto-Melara Unveils Self Propelled Guns, C-RAM Capability

Above:  Oto Melara's 155mm self-propelled gun on display at Eurosatory 2012. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update Oto Melara is launching a wheeled, turreted 155mm 39 Cal. self-propelled...

100 New Howitzers is but a Drop in the Sea of...

The delay in modernizing the Indian Army artillery for over two decades is of significant concern. By late February, the Army placed an order with the OFB for 100 artillery guns of 155mm/ 52 caliber. In addition, local production of the 300mm SMERCH rocket system is expected to begin in India in the coming months.

BAE Systems to Modernize the Paladin SP Howitzer

BAE Systems displayed a prototype of the product improved Paladin self propelled 155mm howitzer being developed under a U.S. Army contract. The company is...

Advanced Capabilities for the Artillery Reduce Land Forces Dependence on Close...

Among the artillery systems shown at the exhibition were the Atmos self propelled, truck based howitzer gun displayed here mounted on an armored Tatra truck. Atmos...

SMArt Sensor-Fuzed Amunition for 155mm guns

SMArt 155 (DM702) is produced by GIWS – a subsidiary of Diehl and Rheinmetall. SMArt is an intelligent, autonomous fire and forget artillery projectile...

BAE Systems Rolls-out the FCS’s All-Automatic, Ultra-lightweight 155mm Howitzer

BAE Systems rolled out the Non Line Of Sight Cannon (NLOS/C) to the Army on May 30, 2008. NLOS/C is the first prototype of the Manned...

Excalibur GPS Artillery Projectile Debut in Afghanistan

// // Soldiers fired the first 155mm GPS-guided Excalibur artillery round in Afghanistan Feb. 25. The Excalibur was fired using the M-777A2 155mm howitzer. The M-777...

PzH 2000 Autonomous Self Propelled Artillery

The PzH2000 was tested recently firing the Denel V-LAP extended range ammunition over a distance of 56 km, a range traditionally covered by rocket...

Excalibur Retains High Precision at Maximum Range

The Excalibur team reports another successful test firing of the Block Ia-2 precision-guided artillery projectile. Five rounds were fired at a target over a...

India Floats Self Propelled Artillery Tenders

Last week India's Telegraph newspaper reported that the Defense Ministry of India issued two tenders for the supply of 155/52 caliber artillery systems, both...

Archer Self-Propelled 155 mm artillery gun

Archer is a self-propelled 155 mm artillery gun system based on a commercial off-the-shelf chassis - originally made for construction equipment - that is...

Artillery Ammunition at the 2006 Eurosatory Exhibition

New ammunition currently under development could extend the current effective range of artillery beyond 40 km, which was the realistic limit of conventional 39...

Defexpo 2006 – Artillery Modernization in India

Several artillery modernization programs are underway in India with progress at different stages. Modification of 180 Russian made M46 guns by installation of 155mm/45 Cal barrels,...

Excalibur XM982

Excalibur XM982 is a smart 155mm ammunition, developed by Raytheon BAE Systems and Bofors Defense. Excalibur is fired for high elevation and then glides from...
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