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New Chinese self-propelled 155 mm howitzer PLC-181

New Chinese self-propelled 155 mm howitzer PLC-181

Chinese television first showed in detail the new Chinese 155mm self-propelled howitzer on a wheeled chassis, known as the PLC-181. The export version of this howitzer is called SH-15. First ...
Chinese clones of American recoilless guns

Chinese clones of American recoilless guns

The first recoilless guns that appeared in the PLA at the end of 1950 were the 57- and 75-mm artillery systems of US production captured during the hostilities in Korea ...
"Malka" with a new engine will go to the troops

"Malka" with a new engine will go to the troops

The industry completed the tests of the modernized self-propelled gun 2S7M Malka. The first updated model of equipment is already ready for transfer to the customer. Full-scale modernization will start soon ...
DPRK continues testing 600 mm MLRS

DPRK continues testing 600 mm MLRS

North Korea develops its artillery. As part of this program, tests are being conducted of a promising super-large-caliber missile system - a long-range MLRS ...
Object 326: self-propelled howitzer "Washer"

Object 326: self-propelled howitzer "Washer"

The cylindrical shape of the turret (gun mounts and armored stacking of shots) was due to the shape of the carousel. Forty-six shells and charges were placed in pairs in a single drum, ...
Ultra-long-range gun SLRC: real project or pure science?

Ultra-long-range gun SLRC: real project or pure science?

In the United States, a new artillery gun is being developed with a firing range of more than 1000 nautical miles. A project called Strategic Long Range Cannon could be a real revolution in the field of barrel ...
The artillery bombardment of Paris in 1918

The artillery bombardment of Paris in 1918

In late March 1918, explosions began to be heard on the streets of the French capital. Excited city dwellers used to face an aerial bombardment, but this time, no one was visible in the sky ...
"Tsar Cannon" from Britain. Mortira Malleta

"Tsar Cannon" from Britain. Mortira Malleta

If you thought that “Tsar Cannon” was exclusively a Russian toy, then you were mistaken. Attempts to create a tool that would surpass all the others were carried out by many designers. One of them was ...
Modular MLRS "Tamnava" (Serbia)

Modular MLRS "Tamnava" (Serbia)

Serbia offers foreign customers several types of MLRS. The newest model of this kind is the "Tamnava" modular system for shells of caliber 122 and 267 mm ...
Smart Gauges to Combat Asymmetric Threats

Smart Gauges to Combat Asymmetric Threats

Trends in the global artillery weapons industry bring ABM (Air Burst Munition) ammunition to the forefront, capable of replacing a wide range of weapons up to ...
What do the new XM1299 self-propelled guns show?

What do the new XM1299 self-propelled guns show?

Recently, new photos of the experienced American XM1299 self-propelled guns have appeared in the public domain. It is noteworthy that they were not published by official services, but by some unknown foreigners ...
Active rockets V. Trommsdorff (Germany)

Active rockets V. Trommsdorff (Germany)

In the mid-thirties, Germany developed the first active rocket shells for artillery. Soon, Dr. Wolf Trommsdorff proposed a new version of such ammunition, equipped with direct-flow ...
Bombards in Russia: great and special power for the tsars

Bombards in Russia: great and special power for the tsars

The peak of the development of medieval artillery can be considered the bombard - a special heavy large-caliber weapon capable of throwing stone or cast-iron cores. Weapons of this kind existed in Russia ...