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Saab to deliver RBS 70 NG to Canada

Saab has received an order from Canada for the short-range air defence system RBS 70 NG. The order is valued is at around CAD 227 million (SEK 1.8 billion) with deliveries scheduled to begin...

Saab to deliver Mobile Short Range Air Defence system to Sweden

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has placed an order with Saab for its Mobile Short Range Air Defence (MSHORAD) solution. The contract, valued at approximately SEK 300 million ($28.7 million), was booked in the...

BAE Systems to restart M777 production

BAE Systems has signed an agreement with the US Army to produce M777 lightweight 155mm howitzer structures, paving the way for the weapon's production line to be restarted. BAE Systems, the UK's largest defence contractor,...

Estonia takes delivery of Piorun air defence system

The Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI) has delivered the Piorun man-portable air-defence system (MANPADS) developed by the Polish defence company Mesko to the Estonian Defence Forces. The Piorun MANPADS is a modernised version of...

Saab to supply RBS 70 air defence system to Lithuania

Swedish Defense Materiel Agency (FMV) and Lithuania's procurement authority for defence equipment, DMA, have officially entered into a joint purchase agreement for Saab's Robot System 70, (RBS 70 NG). "In the security policy situation...

First Precision Strike Missiles delivered to US Army

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Precision Strike Missiles (PrSM) to the US Army providing long-range precision fires capability and achieving a major modernization milestone. Initial deliveries followed a successful production qualification test at...

British Army takes delivery of first Archer wheeled artillery system

The first Archer Mobile Howitzer 6x6 gun for the British Army has arrived at Marchwood Military Port in Hampshire. The UK government had granted 32 AS90 self-propelled guns to Ukraine, which left a gap...

Rostec delivers 2S40 Phlox 120mm self-propelled mortars to Russian Army

The Russian Ground Forces have received the first batch of the 2S40 Phlox 120mm wheeled self-propelled artillery system from Russian arms manufacturer Rostec. The system is mounted on a protected off-road vehicle chassis, which allows...