Saab Firings in Sweden Showcase New Programmable Carl-Gustaf Munition

May 7, 2022 @ 03:42 AM

Saabs programmable Carl-Gustaf munition, designated HE 448, was fired for the first time in front of an audience at a live fire event held earlier this week in Karlskoga, Sweden. The firings took place 3-4 May 2022 in front of an audience with representatives from 30 different nations and included shoulder-fired...

Sig Sauer Awarded $4.5 Billion for US Army's Next Gen Rifles, New...

April 22, 2022 @ 06:12 AM

Sig Sauer Inc. was awarded a $4,500,000,000 contract for the manufacture of the U

Finland Orders Saab Combat Training Simulators

April 4, 2022 @ 01:33 PM

Saab said it signed a contract today with the Finnish Defence Forces for the delivery of combat training simulators to supplement the live training solutions already installed with the customer. The total order value is approximately SEK 152 million and the order was booked in Q1 2022

Indian Navy Receives SMASH Fire Control Systems from Israel

March 1, 2022 @ 12:23 PM

Israeli firm SMART SHOOTER said it completed delivery of SMASH fire control systems to the Indian Navy recently. The company will present its SMASH family of fire control systems at the DefExpo exhibition in Gandhinagar Gujarat, India, in a joint stand with its local partner for Make In India – Defsys...

Dutch Army to be Equipped with Smart Shooter's SMASH Anti-Drone Solution

February 21, 2022 @ 08:59 AM

SMART SHOOTER has received an order from the Dutch military to provide them with its SMASH AD solution for operational use. The Dutch military has tested the system during the recent year, and decided to purchase it and use the systems immediately, mainly for C-UAS purposes, the company said in a...

Kalashnikov Produced Assault Rifles in "Accelerated Mode" for Asia-Pacific Customer

February 1, 2022 @ 07:26 AM

Russias Kalashnikov Concern has rapidly produced a large batch of assault rifles under a contract concluded with a country in the Asia-Pacific Region. "A large batch of assault rifles was produced in an accelerated mode at the site of Kalashnikov Concern JSC in the interests of a foreign customer from the Asia-Pacific countries under a contract concluded by Rosoboronexport JSC,"

Russian Army to Receive Pistol ‘Udav’ with Silencer in 2023

January 31, 2022 @ 05:05 AM

Russian troops will soon receive Udav pistols, developed by the Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TsNIItochmash) in a special configuration with a silencer, in 2023. In October 2021, Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces Oleg Salyukov said the Russian Ministry of Defense was starting to purchase new Udav pistols in combined arms and special configurations to replace Makarov pistols

Lithuania Orders Carl-Gustaf M4 Weapons

January 12, 2022 @ 05:45 AM

Saab announced Tuesday that it signed a framework agreement with the Lithuanian Ministry of Defence for the Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon and ammunition. A first order for ammunition with a value of approximately SEK 150 million was placed by the Lithuanian Defence Materiel Agency in connection with the signing of the framework agreement

Finland Buys Sako M23 Sniper Rifles

January 3, 2022 @ 12:18 PM

Finlands Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen authorised the Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command for the procurement of new rifle systems manufactured by Sako Ltd. last month

Sweden Orders Next Generation Carl-Gustaf Rounds

December 22, 2021 @ 05:07 AM

Saab received orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for deliveries of both the new High Explosive round and Fire Control Device for the recoilless Carl-Gustaf rifle on Tuesday. The order values are approximately SEK 300 million ($32

South Korean Army gets new 7.62mm Assault Rifle

December 17, 2021 @ 12:22 PM

The South Korean army has introduced a new 7.62 mm-calibre machine guns, the K-16 to replace K-3 and M60 gun used by its troops earlier