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

U.S. to Deliver Small Arms, Ammunition to Ukraine

December 9, 2021 @ 05:38 AM

The United States will ship the final elements of a $60 million security systems package to Ukraine, which was initially announced in August. During a briefing today, Pentagon Press Secretary John F

Thales Launches New Day/Night Weapon Sight

December 8, 2021 @ 06:37 AM

Thales unveiled XTRAIM, a new weapon sight offering day/night decamouflage capabilities that previously could only be achieved by using several separate pieces of equipment, on Tuesday. It is compatible with all shoulder-fired assault rifles (HK416) and light machine guns (Minimi), providing users with an unparalleled precision night-firing capability

Rosoboronexport Details AK-203 Rifle Deal, More Projects with India

December 7, 2021 @ 06:33 AM

Russias state-owned Rosoboronexport has detailed the multi-million dollar AK-203 assault rifles project it signed with India, as well as others in the pipeline. On December 6, a contract for AK-203s was signed between the joint Russian-Indian company Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited (IRRPL) which was established in March 2019 and the Indian...

India-Russia Sign AK-203 Assault Rifles Deal

December 6, 2021 @ 08:43 AM

India has finally inked the long-delayed deal with Russia to manufacture over 600,000 AK-203 assault rifles in the country. The deal was finalized between Indian defense minister Rajnath Singh and his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoigu at the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military & Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-M&MTC), in New Delhi, on December 6

Key Agreements Concerning AK-203 Production in India Being Discussed

November 23, 2021 @ 02:45 PM

Key agreements between India and Russia are being discussed ahead of the contract to implement the production of AK-203 assault rifles in India which could be signed before the end of 2021. At the moment, the coordination of the project has reached the final stage, if key agreements are reached, it can be signed before the end of 2021, Russian state media reported citing Kalashnikov

Canada to Build Small Arms Ammunition, Gunpowder Plants in Ukraine

November 23, 2021 @ 03:16 AM

The Government of Canada plans to build small arms ammunition, gunpowder and capsule plants in Ukraine as part of its expanded cooperation with Kiev in the defense industry. "The Government of Canada, represented by the Canadian Commercial Corporation, has sent a corresponding official letter to the State Concern UkrOboronProm

Turkey Reveals Multi-grenade Launcher

November 18, 2021 @ 08:08 AM

Turkey on Wednesday unveiled a new 40 mm drum multi-grenade launcher. "Our first multi-grenade launcher, the TG40-BA, which can fire more than one type of ammunition, will add strength to our security units with its adjustable skid optical sight and effective fire

Thales Australia to Invest $6.5M in Lithgow Arms Facility

November 1, 2021 @ 02:53 PM

Thales Australia announced today it will invest $6.5 million in the first phase of an industrial plan to transform its Lithgow Arms facility in regional New South Wales

Kalashnikov Eyeing Brazil for Joint Production of Small Arms

November 1, 2021 @ 11:14 AM

Russias Kalashnikov Group wants to start joint production of small arms with South American companies, particularly Brazil. A plant to produce AK-103 assault rifles is set to open in Venezuela soon

Russian AK203 Assault Rifle in Use with C.I.S., Asian Nations

October 21, 2021 @ 06:48 AM

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