Tag Archives: Howitzer

State Dept Clears $1.3B Sale of Self-Propelled Howitzer Structures to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sale of 155mm M109A5/A6 medium self-propelled howitzer structures and associated equipment to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia asked to buy 180 M109A5/A6 self-propelled howitzer structures from the U.S. government for conversion into 177 155mm M109A6 Paladin medium self-propelled howitzer systems, …

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Cummins to Supply Diesel Engines for Army Military Vehicles Under $258M Contract

Cummins (NYSE: CMI) has received a $257.6 million contract to provide new commercial, remanufactured and remanufactured conversion engines for multiple U.S. Army military vehicles. The Defense Department said Friday the firm-fixed-price contract is for the procurement of V903 Cummins series 600 and 675 horsepower diesel engines. V903 engines have supported recreational, commercial …

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Army Orders $127M in Raytheon-Made Excalibur Projectiles

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has secured a $127.1 million contract modification to provide 155mm Excalibur projectiles to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon will perform contract work through April 30, 2019 in Arizona, California, Iowa, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Sweden and the U.K. The Army Contracting Command is the contracting activity and …

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BAE Unit Lands $134M Army Artillery Vehicle Materials Procurement Contract

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments unit has secured a $133.6 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army to obtain materials needed for the production of M992A3 carrier ammunition-tracked vehicles and M109A7 howitzers. The Defense Department said Friday the Army Contracting Command obligated $44.2 million at the time of award from the service branch’s fiscal 2017 “other …

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BAE Systems Eyes India-Based M777 Howitzer Production Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — BAE Systems and Mahindra have partnered to construct an assembly, integration and test facility in India for the British contractor’s M777 howitzers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE Systems said Wednesday the partnership is in line with the Indian government’s planned purchase of nearly 150 M777A2 LW155 artillery …

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BAE Systems Inc. Lands $245M Army Paladin Vehicle Contract

BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary has received a $245, 266, 248 contract modification to produce Paladin howitzers and ammunition vehicles for the U.S. Army. BAE Systems Inc. will build 30 M109A7 self-propelled howitzers and 30 M992A3 carrier, ammunition and tracked vehicles under the second option in the Paladin integrated management low-rate …

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BAE Wins $142M Army Howitzers Contract Option

BAE Systems has been awarded a $147 million contract to manufacture 18 additional self-propelled howitzers with 18 ammunition carriers for the U.S. Army. The follow-on award represents the first of three production year options under a contract BAE won in October 2013 through the Army’s Paladin artillery system modernization, the …

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BAE Wins $688M to Build Army Howitzers; Mark Signorelli Comments

BAE Systems has won a potential $688 million contract to start production work on self-propelled howitzers for the U.S. Army. Low rate initial production for the base period is valued at $195 million and covers 19 Palidin howitzers with 18 carrier ammunition tracked vehicles, BAE said Thursday. The Army holds options to purchase …

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Report: BAE Close To $560M India Howitzer Sale

India plans to spend $560 million on 145 ultra-light howitzer guns from BAE Systems Inc., the Wall Street Journal reports. The sale is part of India’s military modernization efforts and would be processed as a foreign military sale, where the transaction is handled directly between the U.S. and Indian governments. …

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