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Spike ER2 Missile Doubles the Range of Attack Helicopters

September 2, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Germany, Israel, Poland, Syndicated Industry News 

Israel's RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. is expanding its Spike guided missile family with the introduction of Spike ER2, an extended-range tactical missile the company positions to equip attack helicopters, combat vehicles, and mall boats.

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Preparing the Missile Corps, Israel Increases Precision Guided Rocket Arsenal

August 27, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: IAI, Israel, Syndicated Industry News 

Israel's defense ministry has placed a major order for a number of IMI Systems precision-guided rockets and rocket systems to equip the Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) artillery corps.

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French, Belgian and Korean Teams Show Combat Vehicle’s Firepower

June 21, 2018 by · Comment
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In a fire demonstration at the took place on the Suippes firing range in Northern France last week CMI Defence displayed an impressive lineup of combat vehicles weaponized with the company’s latest versions of Cockerill turrets. The first Cockerill Firepower Symposium included a dynamic live firing demonstration, in front of dozens of military officers, official […]

Germany Joins France to Establish a Joint European Intervention Force

June 20, 2018 by · Comment
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Germany and France are jointly launching the development of a new main battle tank and self-propelled gun, what seems to be the most strategic project in the European European land defense for the next 30 years, a program package that will shape the future of European armies’ main combat capabilities

Germany Joins France to Establish a Joint European Intervention Force

June 20, 2018 by · Comment
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Germany and France are jointly launching the development of a new main battle tank and self-propelled gun, what seems to be the most strategic project in the European European land defense for the next 30 years, a program package that will shape the future of European armies’ main combat capabilities

DEFEXPO 2018 Artillery Highlights (Part II)

April 13, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: BAE Systems, IAI, India, Syndicated Industry News 
Part II in our photographic coverage of DEFEXPO 2018 features artillery systems.

Norway Orders Korean 155mm Self Propelled Howitzers

December 21, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Norway, Syndicated Industry News 
The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency and Hanwha Land Systems yesterday signed a contract for the procurement of 24 K9 Thunder self-propelled 155mm L/52 Artillery Systems. The total worth of the arms package is about 1.8 Billion NOK. (US$287 million). Pre-series of the artillery system will be delivered for initial trials in 2019 with the remaining batches delivered through 2020, forming a combat-ready artillery battalion in 2021.

Israel Tests Sea-Launched LORA Missile

June 19, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: IAI, Syndicated Industry News 
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has successfully completed a firing trial with the Long-Range Artillery weapon system (LORA), marking as part of the demonstration and validation phases of the system, under a number of procurement programs involve the system. On this experiment, the missile was launched from a cargo ship toward a target at sea.
              

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SPEAR Mk-2 Mobile Mortar – Firepower for the Light Infantry

May 15, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Elbit Systems, Israel, Syndicated Industry News 
Elbit Systems unveiled the Spear Mk 2, a new version of the autonomous mortar system designed for Lightweight Combat Vehicles

Russians Used Cyber Bots to Target Ukrainian Artillery

December 22, 2016 by · Comment
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Guided Missile Attack in Syria Delivers a Clear Message

December 8, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Israel, Syndicated Industry News 
Fired from a range of 150 km, IMI Systems' 306mm Extra rocket can hit within less than 10 meters of a target. Photo: IMI Systems.Syria claimed yesterday that two surface-to-surface missiles launched from Israel struck the military airbase of Al Mezzeh, in a suburb of the capital Damascus, about 56 km from the Golan border. While Israel did not respond to this allegation, the Syrian claim may indicate Israel is maintaining a new precision strike capability, by tactical surface launched rockets, extending its deterrence capability throughout the region – both against adversaries in the close range, as well as the long range.
              

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India to Buy 145 M777 Howitzers From US

June 26, 2016 by · Comment
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Gray Eagle Firing Demonstrates JAGM UAS Suitability

June 4, 2016 by · Comment
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In a recent test the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM), developed by Lockheed Martin, has demonstrated firing from unmanned platforms. In a recent test the missile was fired from a US Army Gray Eagle (MQ-1C) Unmanned aircraft system (UAS) targeting a truck target moving at a speed of 20 mph. Photo: Lockheed MartinIn a recent test the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM), developed by Lockheed Martin, has demonstrated firing from unmanned platforms. In a recent test the missile was fired from a US Army Gray Eagle (MQ-1C) Unmanned aircraft system (UAS) targeting a truck target moving at a speed of 20 mph. The missile was fired from typical UAS operating altitude (about 15,000 ft) and struck the target from a distance of more than eight kilometers. The test took place at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah on May 25, 2016.
              

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KADEX 2016 – Photo Report

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Huge Power Containers to Power the Future Railgun at Sea

The US Navy is gearing to take its futuristic Railgun out of the lab where it has been tested for to past eight years. In the next biennium, these mighty weapons will be tested in open firing ranges and eventually at sea, where the futuristic electromagnetic gun will be able to demonstrate its full capacity to fire projectiles at targets 50-100 nautical miles (92 - 185 kilometers) away.

              

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Extended Range Modifications Could Double the Range of Current Howitzers

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
The newly modified M777A2 howitzer has the potential to double the system's current artillery range. Benet Labs designed the tube and Picatinny designed all of the carriage modifications. Photo by Erin Usawicz.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).
              

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Russian Army Evaluates a New, Disposable Rocket Launcher

March 4, 2016 by · Comment
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sitrep_n450The Russian Armed Forces are testing a new, yet unnamed disposable rocket-propelled grenade launcher.
              

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IAI’s ROTEM – Tactical Multirotor Killer Drone

February 16, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: IAI, Syndicated Industry News 
The lightweight UAV weighs only 4.5 kg, packing an impressive array of sensors, including day or night (IR) cameras, used for piloting and reconnaissance, additional, multiple acoustic transducer enabling obstacle avoidance and flight through inner spaces of buildings, entering through windows, narrow urban streets or dense vegetation. Photo: IAIIAI MBT has designed as a small, quad-rotor based loitering weapon called ROTEM, that is uniquely built to support dismounted combatants and special operations in urban warfare, offering effective, indirect observation and engagement of targets from an elevated position.
              

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IAI Introduces New Loitering Weapons for Anti-Radiation, Precision strike

February 14, 2016 by · Comment
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Indian DRDO Tests Locally Developed Thermobaric Anti-Tank Round

January 11, 2016 by · Comment
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Russian Military to Test Combat Robots in 2016

December 31, 2015 by · Comment
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Raytheon, IMI to Provide Guided Bombs for Marine Corps Mortars

December 10, 2015 by · Comment
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High-energy laser weapon burns through a running engine from a mile away

March 6, 2015 by · Comment
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Airshow China Photo Report – Air Defense

November 14, 2014 by · Comment
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Airshow China 2014 Photo Report – Strike Weapons

November 14, 2014 by · Comment
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