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India to Buy 145 M777 Howitzers From US

India's Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the acquisition 145 M777 ultra light weight howitzers from the United States. 25 of the howitzers will be delivered from the US and 120 delivered from an Indian assembly and integration facility created in India by Mahindra. The contract is expected to be worth about $750.

Extended Range Modifications Could Double the Range of Current Howitzers

Picatinny Arsenal engineers have been working to create a longer, newly modified M777A2 howitzer that has the potential to double the range of current M777 artillery systems. Charged with developing technology to extend the range of all 155mm artillery, the Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) project is funded by science and technology office at the US Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC).

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...

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...

LWSPH Low Weight Self Propelled Howitzer

Singapore Technologies Kinetics is developing the LWSPH program, a 7 ton system utilizing a 39 Cal 155 gun mounted on a light, air transportable...

Modern Mobile Mortars from Russia

Start < Page 2 of 7 > Mobile mortars and their applicationin the modern battle One of the most original 120mm Russian mobile mortar systems, was, and still...

DEFEXPO 2004 – Artillery Systems

Artillery systems captured  significant attention at the exhibition. Improvements for the Bofors FH77 currently in Indian service were presented by SWS Defense the company was willing...

FH-77 155mm Howitzer

The upgraded FH-77 155/52 howitzer will be equipped with on board navigation, positioning, control, alignment and ballistic calculation systems, automatic servo controlled gun laying,...
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