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...
The Indian Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) today approved the procurement of SIG SAUER Assault Rifles at a cost of approx. Rs
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
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,...
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
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 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
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
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
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
The Indian Army is mulling over acquiring 72,000 assault rifles from U.S
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