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,...

Saab Secures €63M Order for AT4 Anti-Armour Weapon from NATO Support and...

February 6, 2024 @ 05:44 AM

Saab has been awarded an order for its anti-armour weapon, the AT4, by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). The order, valued at approximately €63 million (SEK 700 million), is slated for delivery between 2026 and 2027

South Korean Army Deploys All-New Sniper Rifle

December 28, 2023 @ 08:20 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), led by Director Eom Dong-hwan, declared the deployment of the 12.7mm sniper rifle aimed at enhancing the long-range precision strike capabilities of the Army and Marine Corps

First Lot of India-produced AK-203 Assault Rifles Undergoing Tests

November 14, 2023 @ 01:46 PM

The first batch of Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles, manufactured through the collaborative efforts of the Russian-Indian IRRPL joint venture, is presently undergoing testing. This information was divulged by Director Dmitry Shugayev of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation to TASS during the Dubai Airshow

Freebies Over; Ukraine Signs Deal to Buy Small Arms from French Firm

November 7, 2023 @ 08:42 AM

Ukraine has officially signed a deal worth $36 million with French firearms manufacturer Verney-Carron S.A

Kalashnikov Producing New Short-barrel AK-19 Rifle for Foreign Customer

November 3, 2023 @ 08:36 AM

Russias Kalashnikov Concern is currently subjecting a shortened version of the AK-19 assault rifle to rigorous testing for potential foreign clients, announced Alan Lushnikov, the company's head, during a press conference. Lushnikov revealed that the development of this variant was initiated for a specific foreign customer, and the company is eagerly anticipating a positive outcome from the ongoing testing phase

India Receives Tools for AK-203 Production from Russia

September 28, 2023 @ 04:36 AM

Rostec, a state-owned entity in Russia, has announced that the Kalashnikov Concern has dispatched equipment and components necessary for the production of more than 600,000 AK-203 assault rifles to India. The manufacturing of these rifles is set to occur at the Korwa Ordnance Factory, in accordance with a contract that was inked in 2021 during a meeting between the defense ministers of Russia and India held in Delhi

Kalashnikov Unveils New Facility for Precision Firearms Manufacturing

September 20, 2023 @ 12:02 PM

Russia's Kalashnikov Concern has opened a facility dedicated to the fabrication of components for precision-guided artillery shells. This facility's inauguration aligns with Gunsmith's Day, a prominent occasion celebrated across Russia's foremost weapons manufacturing enterprises

U.S. Orders AT4, Carl-Gustaf Ammo

September 19, 2023 @ 06:54 AM

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Recently Developed Australian Assault Rifle Given to Ukraine Army

August 8, 2023 @ 03:04 PM

The Australian Combat Assault Rifle (ACAR) developed about a year ago, has been included in a recent package of Canberra's military aid to Ukraine. With support provided by the Australian Department of Defence, a small quantity of ACAR weapons were shipped to Ukraine in early July as part of a weapons and munitions package from Thales Australias Lithgow Arms, Thales

EDGE Group to Manufacture CAR 816 Rifles in Malaysia

May 24, 2023 @ 08:38 AM

CARACAL, a subsidiary of EDGE Group, signed an agreement with Ketech Asia, for the production and resale of CARACALs CAR 816 in Malaysia. The agreement was signed by Hamad Al Ameri, CEO of CARACAL, and Mohd Nahar Mohd Nasir, CEO of Ketech Asia, at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2023), being held in Langkawi, Malaysia, until 27 May