Portuguese Army seeks to boost its field artillery by 2030

by Victor Barreira

The Portuguese Army is planning a significant field artillery modernisation by 2030, which is likely to begin with new radar acquisitions next year.

Portugal's 2019–30 Military Programming Law, worth EUR4.6 billion (USD5.47 billion), includes EUR31 million for field artillery modernisation projects, although some equipment will be acquired from other projects.

A yet-to-be-defined number of weapon locating and battle surveillance radars will be acquired starting in 2022, Major Ricardo Jorge Parcelas Araújo e Silva, area co-ordinator at the Forces Planning Division, told Janes .

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The Portuguese Army is planning a significant field artillery modernisation by 2030, which is likely...

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