Category: ammunition

U.S. Army to cut procurement of 155mm artillery rounds

The U.S. Army will be forced to cut its spending on the purchase of 155mm artillery rounds, Inside Defense reported Tuesday. The story was first reported by Inside Defense, which cited a service official who said that Army wants to cut its spending on 155mm artillery rounds to $174 million in Fiscal Year 2022, down […]

Rheinmetall, Northrop Grumman to cooperate on enhanced range artillery ammunition field

German defense group Rheinmetall announced on Tuesday that it formalized an agreement with U.S. Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. to cooperate in the field of precision-guided enhanced range artillery ammunition. According to a group news release, Rheinmetall’s South African subsidiary Rheinmetall Denel Munition and Northrop Grumman signed a 10-year strategic partnership agreement to this effect in February 2021. […]

U.S. State Department approves sale of white phosphorus artillery rounds to Australia

The Pentagon’s top arms broker, Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced that the U.S. State Department has cleared a possible of $132.2 million sale of 155mm artillery rounds to Australia, including White Phosphorous projectile munitions. On December 4, 2020, the U.S. Military’s Agency reported that the U.S. State Department had approved the sale of 155mm Ammunition […]