• Indian Army receives first two of 145 M777 howitzers from US

    The Indian Army (IA) has received the first two of the 145 BAE Systems M777 155 mm/39-calibre lightweight howitzers (LWHs) it acquired from the United States in November 2016 for USD737 million. Officials told Jane's that the two LWHs, along with Selex Laser Inertial Artillery Pointing Systems,

  • NCSIST develops 20 mm close-defence system

    Taiwan's National Chung - Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has released details of its Short-Range Automated Defense Weapon System (SADWS). Officials of the NCSIST declined to say whether the system is deployed by the country's military, but images released show SADWS installed

  • Teber-30 turret readies for trials

    FNSS Savunma Sistemleri has completed the first example of the latest version of the Teber-30 medium calibre two-person turret. Teber-30 - Battle Axe 30 mm - has been developed using internal research and development funding, as there is a clear trend for customers to require turrets with a calibre

  • IDEF 2017: MKEK unveils new rifles at IDEF

    Turkey's state-own Machines and Chemical Industries Board (MKEK) presented a number of new small arms system at the IDEF 2017 defence exhibition in Istanbul this month. The company extended the line of the MPT-76 National Infantry Rifle, chambered for the 7.62x51 mm NATO round, by introducing a

  • IMI to unveil C-Lynx lightweight multiple rocket launcher

    Israel Military Industries (IMI) Systems will officially unveil a new vehicle-based light rocket launching system called the C-Lynx on 15 May. The system has eight launch tubes and advanced navigation and command-and-control systems that allow it to "provide fire response immediately according

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