US Army to Use Non-lethal Pepper-based Handgun in Afghanistan

June 29, 2018 @ 12:24 PM

The US Army has spent $650,000 to procure new non-lethal Pepper-based handgun, ‘Variable Kinetic System (VKS) for its soldiers stationed in Afghanistan. VKS created by PeperBall Technologies is delivered in the same fashion as a paintball gun, The Army Times reported Thursday

US to Supply Machine Guns for Ukrainian NATO Standard Combat Modules

June 18, 2018 @ 09:52 AM

The US will supply machine guns to Ukraine as part of Memorandum of Cooperation to build a joint combat module according to NATO standards. Ukranian SpetsTechnoExport and Ukroboronprom signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with an American company on building a joint combat module according to NATO standards on June 14 at...

US, UK, France Block Central African Republic's Request for Chinese Arms

June 15, 2018 @ 02:01 PM

The US, France and the UK have put on hold, a request from the Central African Republic for UN Security Council approval of Chinese Weapons deliveries for its national forces. All the three nations have raised concerns about the use of lethal equipment CAR requested that include Chinese-made armored vehicles, machine...

New Russian Quiet Sniper Rifle To Debut At Expo Army-2018

May 29, 2018 @ 11:52 AM

Russia will showcase a new 12.7mm quiet sniper rifle derived from the MTs-116M gun for the first time at the Army-2018 arms exhibition in August

Elbit Systems Completes Thermal Weapon Sights Delivery To Australian Army

May 14, 2018 @ 12:06 PM

Elbit Systems has completed the successful delivery phase of the Land 125 Phase 3C contract supplying XACTth65 thermal weapon sights to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Dan Webster, the Managing Director of Elbit Systems of Australia and Malcolm McKeith, the Director of Armaments Systems Program Office at The Capability Acquisition and...

Turkey Develops New High-speed Long-range Grenade Launcher Ammunition

April 30, 2018 @ 10:03 AM

Turkeys Mechanical and Chemical Industry Company (MKEK) has developed a new high-speed MOD78-HE long-range grenade launcher ammunition for the Turkish Armed Forces. The grenade launcher ammunition will be used in MK-19, a 40mm automatic grenade launcher (AGL) during anti-terror operations, Hurriyet Daily reported Sunday

Russia Offers to Set up Kalashnikov Small Arms Factory in India

April 25, 2018 @ 02:07 PM

Russias state-owned Rosoboronexport has offered to set up a facility in India to produce modern weapons and future Kalashnikov's designs, during an Indian delegations industrial visit to Izhevsk-based Kalashnikov Group this week. “We are ready to help India construct a facility similar to what the Mr

MKU Teams Up With UAE-based EDIC Caracal To Manufacture Advanced Assault Rifles...

April 13, 2018 @ 10:03 AM

MKU has signed a MOU with UAE-based EDIC Caracal at DefExpo 2018, for strategic co-operation to manufacture the advanced CAR817AR rifles in India. The Assault Rifle will be manufactured in India at MKUs proposed facility in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh under the ‘Make in India initiative of the government and will be offered to the Indian Army for their requirements

US Army Orders Small-Caliber Ammunition Worth $115 Million

April 11, 2018 @ 11:12 AM

Orbital ATK received new orders totalling more than $115 million to produce small-caliber ammunition for the U.S

MKU, Thales to Co-develop F90 Close Quarter Battle Rifles, Optronic Devices for...

April 10, 2018 @ 07:16 PM

Indias MKU and Thales have signed two MoUs for strategic co-operation in the development and production of optronic devices and F90close quarter battle (CQB) rifle for soldiers. The optronic devices will be co-developed by Thales and MKU and both the optronic devices and F90 rifles will be manufactured in India at MKUs facilities in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Kalashnikov Venezuela Plant to Start AK-103 Production by 2019 End

April 4, 2018 @ 08:36 AM

Russian Kalashnikov plant in Venezuela will start full-fledged licensed production of AK-103 assault rifles by the end of 2019. The plant is planned to manufacture about 25,000 assault rifles annually

Russia’s New Lebedev Pistol To Enter Serial Production

March 6, 2018 @ 12:23 PM

Russias most advanced PL-14 handgun or Lebedev pistol will soon enter serial production, the head of Izhevsk Mechanical Factory, part of the Kalashnikov Group firearms manufacturer, said. Factory Managing Director Alexander Gvozdik was quoted as saying by TASS at a presentation of the enterprises investment program on Monday: "The serial production of the Lebedev pistol will start in the short term"