General Atomics, Boeing Partner on High Energy Laser Weapon System

October 14, 2020 @ 12:46 PM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) and Boeing announced today they are partnering to jointly pursue opportunities for a 100 kW-class scalable to 250 kW-class High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon system to support a variety of air and missile defense applications. The partnership combines both companies expertise in directed energy to build...

India Approves Import of SIG SAUER Assault Rifles Worth $105 Million

September 28, 2020 @ 11:40 AM

The Indian Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) today approved the procurement of SIG SAUER Assault Rifles at a cost of approx. Rs

Rheinmetall Wins Dutch Army’s Ammunition Supply Deal

September 24, 2020 @ 03:37 PM

Dutch procurement agency Defence Materiel Organization (DMO) signed an agreement with Rheinmetall for the supply of ammunition. The framework agreement encompasses the supply of 35mm medium-calibre ammunition for infantry fighting vehicles, 40mm ROSY smoke/obscurant cartridges, and a family of state-of-the-art 155mm artillery ammunition

Russian Firm Begins Development of New Collimator Sight

September 18, 2020 @ 09:22 AM

Russias Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TsNIITOCHMASH) is developing a new collimator sight to be equipped on submachine guns, machine guns, carbines and machine guns. “The main advantages of the collimator sight being developed by the institute's designers are the presence of a monolithic body without additional adapters and screws,...

Russia’s Shvabe Showcases new line of Sights with Interchangeable Magnification at Army-2020...

August 27, 2020 @ 06:16 AM

Russian firm Shvabe Holding has presented improved sights, PO104 and PO156, with interchangeable magnification at the Army-2020 International Military-Technical Forum. Serial production of the sights is scheduled to begin this September

New Sighting Device to Detect Camouflaged Targets Showcased at Army-2020

August 26, 2020 @ 01:31 PM

A new generation sighting and rangefinder device that can detect camouflaged targets was unveiled today during the ongoing annual Army-2020 Forum in Moscow. Developed by Central Scientific - Research Institute for Precision Machine Engineering (TsNIITochMash), the “PDU-5” will enable the military to monitor terrain and detect targets even in conditions of limited visibility

Russia’s AK-12 ‘Baby Kalashnikov’ Rifle Finds Export Market

August 20, 2020 @ 11:52 AM

Russia began exporting its latest AK-12 assault rifle, dubbed ‘baby Kalashniov to neighboring countries, according to Dmitry Tarasov, General Director of the Kalashnikov Concern. Tarasov did not name the states to which weapons are exported in comments made to the Russian media

Kalashnikov’s AK-12 Assault Rifle Chambered for NATO 5.56mm Rounds to be Unveiled...

August 18, 2020 @ 06:04 AM

Russias Kalashnikov Group has created a new version of the AK-12 assault rifle chambered for NATOs 5.56mm rounds that will be unveiled at the Army-2020 Forum

Russian 9mm Pistol with Armor Piercing Bullets Enters Production

August 5, 2020 @ 12:30 PM

The Russian Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TsNIITOCHMASH) has started serial production of the self-loading 9-mm pistol "Udav" whose unique features include armor piercing bullets. Among the patented technologies is the design of the magazine, which indicates the number of cartridges

New 9mm Russian Kalashnikov Submachine Gun Completes Tests

July 22, 2020 @ 01:15 PM

Russias new 9mm Kalashnikov PPK-20 submachine gun has completed state trials, state-owned Rostec announced today. The weapon is now eligible for mass production

Indian Army to Acquire 72,000 Sig Sauer Assault Rifles

July 13, 2020 @ 01:52 PM

The Indian Army is mulling over acquiring 72,000 assault rifles from U.S

Chinese PLA Shows Rifle-size Electromagnetic Railgun Weapon

June 29, 2020 @ 05:19 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) revealed a miniaturized electromagnetic railgun based pistol- and- rifle-sized synchronous induction coilgun prototypes. These weapons' technical capabilities were recently revealed in a demonstration session