BAE Systems, DRS, Awarded $721 Million crew served weapons sights contract

September 27, 2016 @ 11:14 AM

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems and DRS Network and Imaging Systems have won US Army contracts worth $720 million for crew-served weapons sights. BAE Systems and DRS have been awarded $383

US Approves $60 Million Weapons Sale To Afghanistan

August 19, 2016 @ 07:23 AM

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved $60 million worth weapons sale to Afghanistan. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Afghanistan for individual and crew served weapons, equipment, training, and support

US Approves Billion Dollar Abrams Tank, Machine-gun Sale to Saudi Arabia

August 10, 2016 @ 09:54 AM

Even as fresh civilian deaths were reported in a Saudi Arabian attack on Yemen, the Pentagon has approved the sale of up to 153 tanks, hundreds of machine guns and other military gear in a deal worth $1.15 billion to the country

Russia Issues Tender For New Machine Guns

May 18, 2016 @ 02:12 AM

Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs has launched a tender for new machine guns intended for urban Close Quarter Battles (CQB). Tokar-2, the machine guns development program will be designed for elimination of hostile man and firepower during CQBs and for supporting Special Forces assault groups, according to the MIA`s official notification...

Australian Navy Seizes AK-47s, Machine Guns, Grenade Launchers From Fishing Ship Bound...

March 7, 2016 @ 11:39 AM

Australian Navy has seized a large number of weapons caches that includes 2000 AK-47 assault rifles 100 rocket propelled grenade launchers, 49 machine guns from a Somalia bound fishing vessel in Oman. HMAS Darwins boarding team intercepted the vessel about 300 kilometres off the coast of Oman and found weapons along...

Kalashnikov Records Five-Folds Increase In Firearm Sales in Asia

November 3, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

In 2015, Kalashnikov had increased supplies of firearms by nearly nine times in absolute terms and fivefold in cash terms over 2014 in Asia. “We have been able to come back and strengthen cooperation with Asia-Pacific nations

Raytheon Wins Phalanx Heavy Machine Guns Production Contract

October 24, 2015 @ 10:29 AM

Raytheon has won a $159.9 million contract from the US Navy to make Phalanx heavy machine guns that defend ships against incoming missiles

Samsung, L & T Bag Indian Army’s $750 Million Howitzer Deal

October 8, 2015 @ 02:44 PM

Korea's Samsung Techwin and its Indian partner Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won a Rs $750 million order to supply the Indian Army with 100 self-propelled (SP), tracked howitzers. Indian publication Business Standard reported that the defence ministry has written to L&T and Samsung informing them that their gun - called the K-9 Vajra - has cleared army trials conducted in 2013 and 2014

India Approves $2.6 Billion Replacement of Air Defence Guns

July 15, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

The Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved an INR 16,900 Crore (US $2.6 billion) proposal to acquire an initial 428 air defense guns to replace Swedish-made L-70 and Zu-23mm artillery guns for the Indian Army

India's Dhanush Artillery Gun Enter Production Phase

July 6, 2015 @ 11:51 AM

Manufacturing of India's Dhanush artillery guns has begun with the receipt of bulk production clearance (BPC) from the Indian army. The total worth of 144 Dhanush guns is estimated to be of $19

Indian Army To Get 114 Dhanush Artillery Guns In Three Years

May 25, 2015 @ 09:47 AM

Indian Army is expected to receive 114 upgraded version of indigenous gun Dhanush in three years for an approximate US $251 million (1600 crore). “The Armys quest for new artillery is nearing completion with the indigenous gun upgraded by the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) clearing trials

Cannon Upgrade for Russian Armata Tank

May 14, 2015 @ 11:47 AM

Russia's next-generation Armata tank that was showcased at the victory day parade in Mascow, could be equipped with 152mm cannon, the Izvestia daily reported Thursday citing Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. Apart from 7