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...

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...

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...

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

China Develops portable Electromagnetic Gun

April 4, 2023 @ 07:57 AM

A Chinese firm recently tested a type of portable electromagnetic riot gun during which it exhibited low noise, little muzzle flash and low recoil. The gun uses nine coils to accelerate projectiles, which are stored in a magazine behind the coils, Lei Fengqiao, an employee at Chongqing Jianshe Industry (Group) Co Ltd under the state-owned China South Industries Group Co Ltd, said in a program on government-owned China Central Television (CCTV) on Sunday

Lithuania Orders Carl-Gustaf Ammunition

March 6, 2023 @ 10:34 AM

Saab has received an order from Lithuania's Defence Materiel Agency for Carl-Gustaf ammunition. The order value is SEK 145 million and deliveries will start during 2024

Elbit Systems Wins $95M to Supply Advanced Electro-Optical Systems to Israel MOD

January 18, 2023 @ 05:42 AM

Elbit Systems Ltd. signed a contract in an amount of approximately $95 million with the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD) to supply and maintain advanced electro-optical systems for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) infantry forces

Indo-Russian JV Starts Producing AK-203 Assault Rifles for Indian Army

January 17, 2023 @ 10:16 AM

Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited, a joint venture between Russia and India, has started producing Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles for the Indian Army. India is the first country to start producing the AK-200-series assault rifles

Ukraine War Effect? Kalashnikov's 2022 Production Surpasses Past 20 years' Record

January 13, 2023 @ 06:57 AM

Kalashnikov Concern said it produced 40% more weapons last year than in 2021, setting a new record, likely fueled by the ongoing Ukraine War. In 2022, the company completed 45 state defense order contracts, 24 military-technical cooperation agreements, and also carried out the planned work to organize licensed production under one contract