German Military Receives Hensoldt Spotter 42 Observation Optics

June 20, 2024 @ 06:10 AM

HENSOLDT is now equipping the German Armed Forces with an additional 90 Spotter 42 units. The first batch of Spotter 42 was delivered to the military last year

Turkish Firm MKE Signs Contract to Manufacture Rifles in the U.S.

June 19, 2024 @ 09:36 AM

Turkish firm MKE signed a $30 million contract with U.S

Rheinmetall Secures Bundeswehr Contract for DM45 Smoke Hand Grenades

May 27, 2024 @ 07:31 PM

Rheinmetall has secured a contract from the Bundeswehr to provide about one million DM45 smoke hand grenades. On 22 May, Annette Lehnigk-Emden, President of the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), and Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH signed a framework agreement for the manufacture and supply of the...

Indian Army Receives 27,000 AK-203 Assault Rifles from Russian-Indian Joint Venture

May 21, 2024 @ 09:07 AM

The Indian Army has received 27,000 Kalashnikov

Czech Firm, RSBC Group Acquires Austrian STEYR ARMS

April 25, 2024 @ 06:41 AM

RSBC Investment Group has completed the acquisition of STEYR ARMS, the Austrian firearm manufacturer, on April 23. RSBC Group has acquired 100% ownership of STEYR ARMS from its previous owner, SMH Holding GmbH

BAE Systems Selects Hanwha USA to Modernize Building at Redford Ammunition Plant

April 19, 2024 @ 07:40 AM

BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. (OSI) has chosen Hanwha Defense USA (HDUSA) to upgrade an existing production building at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant

MoU Signed to Set up Rheinmetall Ammunition Factory in Lithuania

April 17, 2024 @ 08:04 AM

Lithuanian institutions and the German company Rheinmetall signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of an ammunition factory in Lithuania. The signatories included Minister of Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė, Minister of National Defence Laurynas Kasčiūnas, and Maximilian Froch from Rheinmetall AG

Swedish Armed Forces to Procure fine Calibre Ammunition from Nammo, Norma

March 18, 2024 @ 05:01 PM

The Swedish Defense Materiel Administration, FMV, has signed a contract with Nammo Sweden AB and Norma Precision AB to procure fine caliber ammunition. This means that deliveries of fine caliber ammunition are secured for the needs of the Armed Forces during the years 2024–2025

Poland Orders $1.24 Billion Carl-Gustaf Weapons from Saab; To Open New Carl-Gustaf...

March 5, 2024 @ 03:21 AM

Saab on Monday signed a contract with the Polish Ministry of Defence for delivery of the Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon, ammunition and training equipment. The order value corresponds to SEK 12

Ukroboronprom to Assemble NATO-Standard Czech BREN 2 Assault Rifles in Ukraine

February 23, 2024 @ 09:49 AM

Ukraine's state-owned Ukroboronprom has announced plans to assemble Czech BREN 2 assault rifles at its facilities. The Minister of Strategic Industries, Oleksandr Kamyshin, reported that the joint-stock company "Ukrainian Defense Industry" has reached an agreement with the Czech company Česká zbrojovka for the transfer of the license

Israeli Military Initiates Major Tender for Locally-Manufactured Assault Rifles Amidst Gaza Offensive

February 20, 2024 @ 07:59 AM

Facing a significant shortage of personal weapons during the ongoing Gaza offensive, the Israeli military has declared its intention to issue a substantial tender for the purchase of "tens of thousands" of locally-made assault rifles. This marks the largest tender initiated by the Ministry of Defense for 'blue and white' weapons, part of a strategic effort to address immediate needs and reduce dependence on imported armaments