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6 Pounder Blank Shell Casing

The 6 pounder anti-tank gun was the main towed British anti-tank gun of the middle years of the second world war, replacing the puny 2 pounder in 1942 and freeing up the 25 pounder field gun to return to its main role as an artillery piece. 304 more words

British Army

2" High Explosive Mortar Bomb

Continuing our in depth look into the 2” mortar, tonight we are considering the 2” High Explosive Bomb. The 1959 manual gives the following description: 332 more words

British Army

The Philippine Army Needs Light Howitzer Rounds

The Philippine Army needs 7,381 high explosive 105mm rounds for its towed artillery pieces and is accepting bids from potential suppliers. The procurement effort is being undertaken by the Department of National Defense (DND) through its… 438 more words


Vietnam Is Preparing To Buy Indian Missiles

The Southeast Asian country most threatened by Chinese encroachment on its long coastline could be the first true customer for India’s deadly BrahMos cruise missile. Earlier this month it was reported that Hanoi and New Delhi engaged in “talks” over the weapon system and further acquisitions–like Akash surface to air missiles (SAM), pictured above. 484 more words


Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017 7048 Trade Apprentices Vacancy

Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017. Previously officials announced that, last date for submitting their online applications to the main portal.

Collecting on a Short Fuse

When I embarked on my quest to gather facts and information about my ancestors’ service to this country, I never intended to become a collector of militaria. 475 more words

Military Weapons

The joy of small boys and ordnance

We have observed large box shaped ordnance whilst heading east from Stanley to Whalebone Cove or Surf Bay or Gypsy Cove on many occasions since our arrival here and on each occasion the boys have asked ‘Can we go there one time?’ After our Islander flights this idea was particularly prevalent as Sam had enjoyed seeing said ordnance from the plane. 216 more words