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Pentagon’s 2024 Priority; Replacing Ammunition Stocks
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Pentagon’s 2024 Priority; Replacing Ammunition Stocks

U.S. President Joe Biden will present the U.S. defence budget on Thursday. The total amount of budget for next year could exceed $835 billion. This would become one of the enormous peacetime defence budgets. The current budget is $816 million, according to the official P-1 summary document obtained by Bloomberg News. The $170 billion procurement bid exceeds Congress’s budget for this fiscal year by $8 billion. The research and development requests are about $5 billion higher than Congress’s approval.

Lithuania Orders Carl-Gustaf Ammunition
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Lithuania Orders Carl-Gustaf Ammunition

Saab has announced receiving an order from Lithuania's Defence Materiel Agency for Carl-Gustaf ammunition.

Repkon Exhibits its Flow-Forming Technology at IDEX
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Repkon Exhibits its Flow-Forming Technology at IDEX

Repkon Defence, the defence company of Repkon Makina, exhibited its products and services at IDEX2023, held on February 20-24, 2023, in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Finland to Purchase Additional 155 mm BONUS Mk II
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Finland to Purchase Additional 155 mm BONUS Mk II

Finnish Defence Ministry will order an additional 155 mm BONUS Mk II (BOfors NUtating Shell) anti-armour artillery from French contractor Nexter.

Joint Production Ammunition for Ukraine
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Joint Production Ammunition for Ukraine

Australia and France are preparing for joint production of artillery ammunition. Thousands of shells will be produced and delivered to Ukraine.

Australia Invests USD 1 Billion to Mines
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Australia Invests USD 1 Billion to Mines

Australia is planning to invest USD 1 billion in naval mines. The step will come to enhance marine protection from naval incursions of China and other threats.

Rheinmetall Upgrades Skyguard 35mm Air Defence Systems
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Rheinmetall Upgrades Skyguard 35mm Air Defence Systems

An international customer has commissioned Rheinmetall to modernise its gun-based 35mm anti-aircraft systems.

Pakistan to Send Ammunition to Ukraine
Ammunition Bilateral Relations

Pakistan to Send Ammunition to Ukraine

Many countries are sending military aid to Ukraine in response to Russian aggression. Pakistan is planning to deliver ammunition, according to local sources.

Turkish Defence and Aviation in 2022
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Turkish Defence and Aviation in 2022

SSB announced in January 2022 its 2022 schedule and targets for the year. This article reminds the targets that were accomplished in 2022.

Akıncı Conducts Weapon Test with CATS
Ammunition Unmanned Systems Sensors

Akıncı Conducts Weapon Test with CATS

Weapon and system integration process to Akıncı Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Baykar announced that the UAV conducted a weapon release test with ASELSAN CATS.

Akıncı with more MTOW in the Inventory
Ammunition Unmanned Systems

Akıncı with more MTOW in the Inventory

SSB President Professor Demir stated that Turkish UAV manufacturer Baykar had delivered three more Akıncı Armed UAVs. Demir has not noted the recipient.

New Test with GÖKÇE New Generation Guidance Kit
Ammunition Unmanned Systems

New Test with GÖKÇE New Generation Guidance Kit

Baykar Company’s Akıncı UAV performed a new test today with Tubitak SAGE’s GÖKÇE New Generation Guidance Kit.

Turkiye Increases Ammunition and Missile Exports
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Turkiye Increases Ammunition and Missile Exports

Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry Exporters's Association published defence export data for the January-November 2022 period. Turkiye increased ammunition and missile exports in the known timeline.

Latvia Orders Short-Range Air Defence Systems to Saab
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Latvia Orders Short-Range Air Defence Systems to Saab

The Latvian Ministry of Defence has ordered the RBS 70 NG ground-based air defence system and the Giraffe 1X radar from Saab.