Thursday 13 June, 2024

Land Weapons

Lockheed Martin awarded hypersonic weapon system contract

Lockheed Martin received a $756 million contract from the US Army to enhance the Long Range Hypersonic Weapon (LRHW) system. Under the new contract, Lockheed Martin will provide additional LRHW battery equipment, systems and software...

British Army to receive Boxer-based RCH 155 artillery systems

The British Army will receive the Boxer-based Remote-Controlled Howitzer 155mm Wheeled Artillery System (RCH 155) for its Mobile Fires Platform as part of a joint programme with Germany. Manufactured by German defence company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann,...

Spain orders additional NASAMS air defence systems

The Spanish government has announced a deal to acquire additional National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) from Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace in a deal worth around EUR 410 million ($444 million). The Spanish Armaments Directorate...

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...