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SAO 2S43 "Malva" goes for testing

SAO 2S43 "Malva" goes for testing

The promising self-propelled artillery gun 2S43 "Malva" is being tested. As it became known, the first events of this kind could have been held last year ...
Range 70 km. New record for ERCA program

Range 70 km. New record for ERCA program

The American experimental self-propelled gun XM1299 set a new firing range record. The other day, she sent a guided M982 Excalibur projectile to 70 km and successfully hit the intended target ...
"Coalition-SV" and XM1299 as a prospect for self-propelled artillery

"Coalition-SV" and XM1299 as a prospect for self-propelled artillery

The Coalition-SV self-propelled gun is being developed for the Russian army, and the United States is developing the XM1299 self-propelled gun for their needs. These combat vehicles are based on interesting ideas for the development of self-propelled artillery ...
Wheeled SPG for the US Army. On the eve of tests

Wheeled SPG for the US Army. On the eve of tests

The US Army plans to purchase 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzers. Right now, the Pentagon is selecting applicants for the contract, and comparative tests will begin next year ...
IJSC "Lotos" in the break between tests

IJSC "Lotos" in the break between tests

Acceptance tests of the promising self-propelled gun 2S42 "Lotos" have been completed. Experienced technicians have confirmed full compliance with the requirements and are ready for a new stage of inspections ....
Artillery of the conqueror of Europe

Artillery of the conqueror of Europe

What was the French artillery like during the Napoleonic era? As we know, Napoleon began his career as an artillery officer and skillfully used artillery in all battles ...
120 mm mortars in motion

120 mm mortars in motion

BAE Systems Hagglunds has developed the Mjolner 120mm double-barreled mortar (Thor's hammer in Norse mythology) mounted on a CV90 tracked chassis. In September 2019, the first four ...
Year XNUMX artillery

Year XNUMX artillery

The guns, despite all their seeming simplicity, were protected. To prevent dirt from getting into the trunks, they were closed with special wooden plugs. The ignition holes were also closed. For this they used ...
Early Krupp cannons: ideas for the future

Early Krupp cannons: ideas for the future

The middle of the XNUMXth century was a period of active search for new technical solutions in the field of artillery. One of the results of these processes was a series of highly successful field weapons known as cannons ...