Category: artillery

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of guided artillery rockets to Finland

Last week, the U.S. government has approved the potential sale of Extended Range Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems and related equipment to Finland. According to the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the Pentagon’s top arms broker, a possible deal, which covers 25 M30A2 Extended Range Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems – Alternative Warhead (ER GMLRS-AW) […]

Russia to begin testing its new mobile 152mm howitzer

Russian state media is reporting that the 2S43 Malva self-propelled artillery system on the wheeled chassis will begin testing this year. Currently, the schedule of work on the newest self-propelled artillery system 2S43 Malva has been approved. A report from the Russian newspaper Izvestia stated that the document was prepared at the end of last […]

Russia to begin testing its new mobile 155mm howitzer

Russian state media is reporting that the 2S43 Malva self-propelled artillery system on the wheeled chassis will begin testing this year. Currently, the schedule of work on the newest self-propelled artillery system 2S43 Malva has been approved. A report from the Russian newspaper Izvestia stated that the document was prepared at the end of last […]

U.S. Army Paladin unit conducts live-fire exercise in Germany

U.S. Army Soldiers simulated combat scenarios where they notionally conduct engagements against near-peer enemies during a live-fire exercise in Germany. U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, with their M109 Paladin self-propelled howitzers conducted live-fire training to exercise artillery field training skills. Training […]

Russia completes acceptance tests of new air-droppable self-propelled gun

Russian aerospace group Rostec has announced on Wednesday that the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine-Building (TsNIITochMash) has successfully completed factory acceptance testing of the new Lotos air-droppable self-propelled artillery gun. “The Central Research Institute for Precision Machine-Building (TsNIITochMash) of Rostec Corporation has completed the acceptance trials of the advanced 120mm Lotos self-propelled artillery gun […]

Pentagon tells Congress of plans to sell HIMARS to Taiwan

The U.S. State Department reportedly has informed Congress it plans to sell modern artillery systems to Taiwan. The story was first reported by Reuters, which cited its sources in the Trump administration, said that the State Department recently approved the potential sale of a truck-based rocket launcher made called a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System […]