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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...

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...

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

Interview with Maria VOROBIEVA, Director for Public Relations of Kalashnikov, Russia, to Defenseworld.net 1

Saab Wins $105M Order for Carl-Gustaf M4 and Ammunition

September 17, 2021 @ 05:11 AM

Saab has received orders for the recoilless rifle Carl-Gustaf M4 with included ammunition worth 900 million SEK (approximately $105 million). Deliveries will take place next year

Elbit Systems Develops AI-Powered Computerized Solution for Assault Rifles

September 9, 2021 @ 01:21 PM

Elbit Systems unveiled ARCAS, a built-in computerized Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered system that interfaces with the rifles Electro-Optical (EO) sight, with a helmet mounted eyepiece and with the rifles assemblies, providing soldiers with real-time intuitive actionable combat information. ARCAS transforms assault rifles into digital, networked combat machines enabling a step change in the lethality, mission effectiveness and survivability of dismounted soldiers in both day and night

Sweden, Finland Sign Agreement for Joint Procurement of Firearms

September 6, 2021 @ 10:07 AM

Sweden and Finland have signed an agreement on the joint procurement of firearms and related technology. "Through this agreement, we create the conditions for carrying out joint procurements of a family of firearms and accessories to be used by both countries," said Brigadier General Mikael Frisell

AK-12 Assault Rifle to Replace AK-74 as Russian Military's Basic Weapon

August 25, 2021 @ 06:35 AM

Kalashnikov claims its new AK-12 assault rifle will become the basic weapon for Russian troops in the coming years. "The AK-12 has served as a replacement for the AK-74 since 2018 and will become the basic gun of the Russian Armed Forces in the next few years," press office of Kalashnikov told Russian state media at the Army 2021 Forum

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